WILKES-BARRE TOWNSHIP, LUZERNE COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU-TV) After media briefing from officers it was decided that the damages from Wednesday evening’s twister are staggering, an estimated 18 million value of harm, Many of the buildings are condemned,
The curfew is lifted in the realm the place a twister touched down in Wilkes-Barre Township.
A piece of an essential street stays closed
Mundy Street from Highland Park Boulevard to Tambur Boulevard remains to be closed as crews clear up the mess Mother Nature left behind, Eyewitness News Reporter Lauren Hensley spent her morning on the broken purchasing advanced.
It’s been a tiresome couple of days round tornado-ravaged Wilkes-Barre Township Commons and space Hub Plaza.
While many individuals will not be permitted to enter the property– employees like Dave May can.
He’s been working all night— attempting to make it secure for property homeowners to enter.
“We are here cleaning up the roads. Getting the nails and stuff off the roads, cleaning up the debris in front of Panera. We are going to put a fence around it and board up all the windows today.” mentioned May who works with Evergreen Companies,
It’s going to take lots of people to clean-up and rebuild after an EF 2 twister with winds as much as 135 miles per hour rocking the realm Wednesday.
Contractors from the area lending a hand.
“This is crazy because it affects everyone around like in the Wilkes-Barre area. There are so many people out of work. We have done a large clean-up in the past” mentioned John Lazo, of Servpro, Wyoming County
And it is attracting serving to palms from all around the East Coast.
For some seeing the harm in individual.is unnerving…
“Thank God there were no people who died and that it happened at night time and all the stores were closing. Thank god, everyone is safe, ” mentioned Jamie Perez. A contractor from New York,
A small signal of progress, the mall has energy restored and has resumed regular hours of operations.
But as for these companies in the direct path of destruction, there’s nonetheless an extended technique to go.
Unsafe and Need Repairs
Dicks Sporting Goods
Barnes and Noble
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