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Jan 5, 2015

04:37:33 GMT--Tornado - North-America - USA

EDIS Number: TO-20150105-46549-USA

Date / time: 05/01/2015 04:34:59 [UTC]

Event: Tornado

Area: North-America

Country: USA

State/County: State of Georgia

Location: Alma

Number of Deads: N/A

Number of Injured: 2 person(s)

Number of Infected: N/A

Number of Missing: N/A

Number of Affected: N/A

Number of Evacuated: N/A

Damage level: Moderate


Two people are being treated for serious injuries after a tornado touched down around 1 p.m. on Sunday in the Rockingham community of Bacon County. Bacon County Fire and EMS, Bacon County Volunteer Fire Department, and the Bacon County Sheriff's Office responded to the scene where two structures had been damaged on Highway 34, one was small store and the other was a mobile home. Two people were entrapped in the double wide mobile home, one woman and one man were extricated after an hour of work to get them both out. Both the woman and the man were transported to Bacon County Hospital were they are being treated for serious injuries, one is being taken to a trauma center as soon as they are determined to be in stable condition. There are reports of downed trees in the area of Rockingham. There are also reports the tornado traveled in a North East direction with the damage starting in the Rockingham community.

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