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Fri March 16, 2012
PHOTOS: Dexter Tornado
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People in Dexter gathered on the streets this morning to assess the damage from Thursday's tornado, and to help clean up the mess.
DTE trucks lined Central Street in Dexter as crews worked on power lines. Nearby Keri Romine, co-owner of Dexter Mill, says two structures were destroyed on her property.
On Wilson Street, at the Huron Farms subdivision, cleanup crews like the Statewide Disaster Restoration Mobile Command Center were on site. Across the street, two cars had been crushed by a collapsed roof.
Homeowner Ricke Stauffer says he estimates the damage to his home at $20,000 to $30,000. Shingles and siding were ripped from his house, windows were blown out and the deck in his backyard was torn off.
Employees of Busch’s grocery store in Dexter were in the neighborhood giving away bottles of water.