Region 5 deployed members to DeKalb County, Illinois after an estimated 17 tornadoes touched down in the area. Volunteers will assist with debris removal, emergent home repair, and damage assessments alongside local officials.
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FOX 32 News Chicago FAIRDALE, Ill. (FOX 32 News) - One week after a tornado demolished much of the town of Fairdale, a lot of progress has been made in the cleanup effort. The determination of those who live there is being encouraged by an army of volunteers. About 150 truck-loads of rubble was… Read More »
FAIRDALE – Downed traffic signs, pieces of insulation, mattresses and other household items remain strewn across the streets of Fairdale, a small community in northwest DeKalb County that was known to the few before it was ravaged by a tornado one week ago. But with relief efforts underway and community determination to help restore the… Read More »
FAIRDALE (WIFR) -- One week after the devastating EF-4 tornado wreaked havoc on Fairdale, our cameras were allowed to catch the aftermath. David Richardson’s home is no more. After the storm, it was left as a pile of rubble and now only the foundation remains. The Fairdale resident is overwhelmed by the support. “All of… Read More »