HARRISON COUNTY, Ind.– More than one tornado touched down and left damage in its wake in Harrison County, Friday.
Harrison County dispatch says four tornadoes touched down in the county.
Indiana State Police Sgt. Jerry Goodin says at least 20 homes were damaged, and electrical lines are down in many areas.
WAVE 3 News crews who were in the county reported destroyed mobile homes outside New Middletown, and barns, houses and trees in other parts of the county.
Local New Middletown minister Susan Phillips was pulling into her garage when the tornado struck.
“I was just praying as I was standing in the garage,” Phillips said. “I was praying louder than the noise. There was so much spinning, you could look up and see the leaves and the branches. Everything was spinning up above us.”
A New Middletown Volunteer Fire Department member was injured, but will be okay. No deaths have been reported.
The National Weather Service is going to Harrison County to survey the damage.
Tornadoes were reported on Highway 135 traveling eastbound near Shiloh around 2:10 p.m. Friday, and seen on Lake Road and on New Middletown Road toward Lanesville.
WAVE 3 News says, Harrison County EMA is working to set up a shelter for those who need it. Residents who need non-emergency help should call 812-738-3911.
(Photo by The National Weather Service)
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