Tornado damage in Ohio

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tparr
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Tornado damage in Ohio

Post by tparr » Sun Jun 02, 2019 2:29 pm

I try to ride my Ural every day but this week i was not able to. I was busy helping my Family clean up debris from tornado damage. This is my Father in laws home.
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The house suffered mostly cosmetic damage, it will need a new roof, siding and only one broken window. The barn was a hundred and fifty years old tobbaco barn about 40x60 with two lofts. you can see the power pole down in the front lawn(right under the flag). The flag was missing, someone found it in the neighbors yard and returned it.
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The outpouring from the community is heartwarming. Dozens of care groups passing by offering water, food, gloves, tarps, cleaning supplies. A local plumbing business opened their farm to dump tree debris free of charge. Contractors bringing in bobcats and heavy equipment and operators all free. We had a semi truck with a trash dumpster stop and offered their services for free, they even helped clean the debris. We had dozens of volunteers to help with the general cleanup. just amazing love displayed.
After six day of hard work we have temporarily sealed the roof with tarps, cleaned up all the trees and limbs, carted off about fourteen thousand pounds of barn debris, and sorted through the personal items. Electricity was restored several days ago thanks to the hard work of the utility companies.
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They just bought the house, they were in the living room the very first day of occupancy. they were not hurt, but the house is ruined. the photos don't really convey the scope of damage, praise be to GOD for keeping everyone safe. :D
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Re: Tornado damage in Ohio

Post by Kilometers2 » Sun Jun 02, 2019 10:45 pm

Thank God you guys are safe. My youngest sister is in the Beavercreek Township east of Dayton and reports pretty much the same thing. Godspeed to you and all as you literally pick up the pieces. I will be up that way Thursday in Xenia. So much destruction and the photos don't do justice to the extent of the damages.
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Re: Tornado damage in Ohio

Post by chaos2 » Sun Jun 02, 2019 11:03 pm

Drove to north Dayton to help some friends clean up, stopped by the family cemetery plot. Our headstone was ok but nearby ones did not fare so well.
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