Alabama Baptist Disaster Relief volunteers respond quickly in Florence

Disaster relief volunteer using chainsaw to help remove downed trees

Alabama Baptist Disaster Relief volunteers working through Colbert-Lauderdale Association moved quickly this morning (March 25) to help with cleanup efforts in Florence following an overnight strike from tornadoes coming out of Mississippi. Read more on Mississippi’s damage here.

Chainsaw teams spent the day clearing downed trees in several Florence neighborhoods while chaplains and other DR officials made their way through the damaged areas doing assessments and prepping for the DR teams coming in tomorrow.

Hartselle, Hamilton and Bear Creek also reported similar damage — downed trees and power lines, power outages, roof and property damage, and reportedly some injuries in the Hartselle area. Disaster Relief volunteer needs have not yet been reported for Hartselle, Hamilton and Bear Creek.

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