Go2Years.net

Illinois Baptist & BP Staff

Sort by:
Filter by Resource Type:
Filter Options »
Filter by Topic:
Filter by Scripture:
Filter by Series:
Filter by Event:
Filter by Media Format:

UPDATED: DR teams on site after EF-3 rips central Ill.

TAYLORVILLE, Ill. (BP) -- Illinois Baptist Disaster Relief (IBDR) volunteers were in Taylorville, Ill., one day after an EF-3 tornado damaged 500 structures there. Rare late-winter storms Nov. 30-Dec. 1 spawned tornadoes in Illinois, Missouri and Oklahoma, killing one person in Missouri, CBS News reported. Though no fatalities have been reported in Illinois, the most severe damage was in Taylorville, some 25 miles southeast of Springfield, Ill., where at least 26 people were injured. Several houses in Taylorville were "flattened," and others had their roofs ripped off or saw "gaping holes" torn in their roofs, according to CBS.