Volunteers needed in Guntown to help clean up tornado debris

Volunteers are needed to help clean up tornado-ravaged Guntown.

Posted: Dec 18, 2019 2:45 PM
Updated: Dec 18, 2019 4:34 PM

GUNTOWN, Miss. (WTVA) - Volunteers are needed to help clean up tornado-ravaged Guntown.

An EF-2 tornado swept through the Lee County community, causing major damage to the Guntown Hills subdivision on Monday. According to preliminary results from the National Weather Service, an EF-0 tornado was also nearby.

The Guntown Hills subdivision sustained severe damage.

Guntown received an outpour of supplies.

No major injuries were reported.

A survivor showed WTVA his destroyed home in Guntown. Open this link to view his story.

Volunteers are needed to help pick up debris on Friday and Saturday, according to state Sen. Chad McMahan. Volunteers should come with boots and work gloves.

Donations have been pouring into the town. With such an outpour, additional clothing and water are no longer needed at this time, McMahan said.

Open this link to view the tremendous amount of support the town is receiving.

Other donations can be dropped off at Guntown's City Hall at 1589 Main Street. 

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