Kemmerer Village sees damage after Thursday’s tornado

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ASSUMPTION, Ill. (WCIA) — Officials with Kemmerer Village said a storm Thursday afternoon caused some damage throughout Assumption.

“Everyone is safe, but today’s weather has blown out some century old windows, blown a hole in a roof and made a mess of our Village. Stay safe,” read a Facebook post from Kemmerer Village, a children’s home.

Several area organizations have already offered to step in and provide help to the facility.

Officials also shared photos of funnels in the area as well as downed tree branches and other damage.

Kemmerer Village has also mentioned they are working to repair damage to the facility which helps provide services to over 200 children and families in the area. To learn more about what they do, visit their website.

For photos and videos of storms around central Illinois on Thursday, click here.

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