Richland County EMA Releases Tornado Damage Assessment

  • 4/19/2019 4:41:38 PM
  • WMFD Digital Team
  • Local News

RICHLAND COUNTY, OH - The Richland County Emergency Management Agency has released damage assessment totals from Sunday's tornado, summarizing the conditions of 179 different locations across several townships and the city of Shelby.

The locations assessed included homes, outbuildings, garages, barns, and any other standing structures in Shelby, Sharon Township, Jackson Township, Cass Township, Franklin Township, Blooming Grove Township, and Butler Township.

The assessment determined that of the 179 locations, 107 were affected in some way. Sixteen were destroyed, thirty recieved major damage, and 26 recieved minor damage. Only a few of those were uninsured, and those who were impacted but uninsured were referred to Richland County Organizations For Disaster Assistance (CODA) for help.

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