BREAKING: Multiple DEAD After Tornadoes RIP THROUGH Towns In This State

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At least five people were confirmed dead and dozens more injured following tornadoes in Canton, east Texas. Trees were uprooted, cars overturned and homes flattened in the tornadoes which passed through Canton, Eustace and Canton City. The Canton Fire Department Captain said the death toll was expected to rise.

Capt. Brian Horton said that at least five were dead, including one person who was in a vehicle when a tornado tossed it along Highway 64 in Canton.

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“We’re talking about I think maybe five casualties,” Capt. Brian Horton said. “That number may go up once we can get into these areas.”

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Horton asked that people who didn’t need to be in the area to stay out, “so that our teams can do what they need to do to take care of these people who are in need.” He noted that a triage center was set up at the local high school.

Fox News reports that ETMC Regional Healthcare Systems hospitals in the region received at least 54 patients following the storm, including one person in critical condition, spokeswoman Rebecca Berkley said. She said the other patients suffered injuries that were non-life threatening.

The extent of the damage in the area wasn’t immediately clear. But video from local television stations showed uprooted trees and overturned cars along rural, wet roadways, along with at least two flattened homes. The tornado flipped pickup trucks at a Dodge dealership in Canton and tore through the business.

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Nearby resident from Greenville, Andrew Coyne spoke with America’s Freedom Fighters with an eyewitness account:
“I drove home through like 18 inches of water and parked my car at the neighboring apt So when it hailed it wouldn’t damage it, they have covered parking,” he said.

“But then I had to run through 70mph winds and pouring rain harder than I’ve seen before, sheets of rain like a hurricane. I got out of my car and ran through about 10 inches of water that was covering the sidewalks with more coming down.”

Texas Governor Greg Abbott said Texas Task Force II, a search and rescue group, has been sent to help the Canton and Van Zandt areas.

“Storms continue to rage across Texas. Be alert & take shelter when needed. Please heed local emergency management warnings,” Abbott tweeted.

The National Weather Service confirmed at least three tornadoes swept through parts of three counties Saturday evening.

The Red Cross set up shelters in Emory and in Canton. Those needing assistance can visit the shelters at;

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  • Emory City Centre, 735 Texas St. North
  • First Methodist Church Life Center, 600 S. Buffalo

Call 866-505-4801 for immediate help or visit http://www.redcross.org/local/texas/north-texas/locations/east-texas

Our hearts and prayers are with the good people of Texas.

God Bless.

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