UPDATED @ 11:02 PM. VIDEO Multiple Fatalities Reported in Lee CountyMatt Boster
Posted by: Matt Boster
Date: Mar 03 2019 4:17 PM
LEE COUNTY: Fire, EMS and Law Enforcement are on the scene in Lee County and the Lee County Corner has confirmed two people killed but multiple fatalities have been reported but not yet confirmed. 1st Responders are using heavy equipment to access the area so rescue and recovery can began.
Here in the wiregrass we are just starting to see the line coming into our area. Please keep a weather eye to out Facebook RickeyStokesNews for live coverage from WSFA.
UPDATED @ 5:50 PM
The death report has increased from 2 to 8 or 10 people killed. Reports are a child has been killed in the tornado.
Alabama Emergency Management has deployed a lot of resources to Lee County. Alabama State Emergency Management Director Brian Hastings has been managing resources and on top of getting what is needed for short term and long term recovery efforts for Lee County.
UPDATED @ 6:06 PM
Twitter footage of tornado damage in Lee County damage.
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UPDATED @ 8:22 PM
The death count In Lee County has now reported to have reached 14. Speculation that number might increase.
UPDATED @ 11:02 PM
The death toll has risen to 22 people killed in Sunday’s tornado in Lee County.