BREAKING NEWS: Tornado in Dallas / October 21, 2019

BREAKING NEWS: Tornado in Dallas / October 21, 2019


a tornado ripped through Dallas Sunday
night leaving a trail of heavy damage across the area including collapsed
buildings and downed powerlines the damage estimated to have stretched
17 miles long left more than 95 thousand people without power while no major
injuries have been reported first responders were going door-to-door in
some neighborhoods to check on residents according to the Dallas Morning News the
National Weather Service has warned of continued high winds and hail videos
uploaded on social media revealed the tornado sites and impact including one
video showing a large funnel cloud over the city other footage and photos showed
numerous collapses and damage to homes debris from trees and roofing were left
on streets after light poles and powerlines were knocked down by the
force of the tornadoes winds Dallas Fire Rescue crews responded the structural
collapse in Northwest Dallas the Morning News reports as well as calls of people
hurt from broken glass in their homes a Home Depot reportedly took a direct hit
with its roof collapsing and water bursting from pipes that were ripped
from the walls the tornado also hit near the home of former President George W
Bush and first lady Laura Bush they got lucky and are praying for the safety of
their neighbors around DFW a spokesman said according to reporter Jack Peak the
city of Dallas released a press release early Monday announcing that it was
assessing the damages and confirmed there no reported fatalities or serious
injuries the city also confirmed reports of suspected gas leaks the Dallas Police
Department and Dallas Fire Rescue are assessing damaged structures and will
continue to do so throughout the night the statement said

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