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Storm damage widespread in Wood County PDF Print E-mail
Written by Sentinel Staff   
Sunday, 17 November 2013 19:48
A collapsed Marathon gas station on the corner of OH-795 and Oregon Road in Perrysburg Township is seen collapsed November 17, 2013. (Photo: Enoch Wu/Sentinel-Tribune)
A collapsed Marathon gas station on the corner of OH-795 and Oregon Road in Perrysburg Township is seen collapsed November 17, 2013. (Photo: Enoch Wu/Sentinel-Tribune)

Damage is widespread and some injuries have been reported around Wood County in the wake of an early Sunday evening storm. PHOTO BLOG

The line of storms started to move through the area just before sunset, leaving damaged homes and buildings, downed power lines and a few injuries.

The most concentrated damage occurred in Perrysburg and Lake townships along the north side of the county. However, several people were reported injured when a house collapsed in Jerry City anout 10 miles southeast of Bowling Green.

Several ambulances and Bloom Township firefighters were sent to 480 Main Street in Jerry City. The number of injured has varied.

In Lake Township Police Chief Mark Hummer said several buildings are damaged and power outages are numerous.

Walbridge Mayor Ed Kolonko confirmed at least one house was damaged in the village.

At Ohio 795 and Oregon Road in Perrysburg Township a gas station/convenience store was heavily damaged. No injuries were reported. The location is about two miles south of Owens Community College.

Problems were also reported at Starbright in Perrysburg. That area also reported numerous power outages.

A tornado warning was issued for Wood County just after 5 p.m. by the national weather service. There have been no confirmed reports of a tornado. The warning expired about 6 p.m.

 

 

 

Last Updated on Monday, 18 November 2013 11:15
 

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