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Ware Neck residents hit hard during tornado

In Ware Neck on Sunday morning, the buzz of chain saws filled the Glen Roy Estates neighborhood as residents cleared away downed trees with the help of neighbors and friends. While some homes sat unharmed on manicured lawns, others not far away had siding and shingles blown away or trees on top of them.

VDOT trucks loaded debris and carried it away, Gloucester County codes compliance inspected the damage, and Gloucester County sheriff’s deputies and Virginia state troopers patrolled the area to keep out sightseers, make sure people were okay, and deter possible looters. A sheriff's deputy also escorted Virginia Delegate Harvey Morgan as he surveyed the damage.

Keith Cerny of Professional Tree Care Service and Kenny Horsley of Ken’s Quality Lawn Care and Landscaping volunteered their crews to help folks clear their roads and driveways so contractors could begin securing homes.

Potters Lane resident John Marino was home when the tornado came through. He said his p...

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