Three people were killed and 10 more were injured after a tornado ripped through Brunswick County, North Carolina, late Monday night, officials said.
The tornado tore through a residential community and left several homes destroyed or severely damaged, Ed Conrow, Brunswick County Emergency Services Director, said during a press conference early Tuesday morning.
Most of the damage, as well as all the injuries and fatalities, occurred in the Ocean Ridge Plantation community, he told reporters.
— WMBF News (@wmbfnews) February 16, 2021
Devastating pictures out of Brunswick County, NC where officials say 3 people have died & at least 10 were injured after a suspected tornado moved through the area overnight. The sheriff’s office shared these pictures from the Ocean Ridge Plantation area in Ocean Isle Beach. pic.twitter.com/FXgiyf47rw
— Mary King (@MaryKingTV) February 16, 2021