Microburst injures two at Warner
The first emergency storm call the sheriff’s dispatcher received that evening was that Corine Johnson’s mobile home on Warner Road near Pinetree was completely destroyed by the microburst, and that the mobile home of Bessie Bagby near the Johnson home also was flattened.
posted 04.20.2011Emergency services on duty around the clock
When Lower Middlesex Volunteer Fire Department fire chief Jimmy Walden saw Zoar Baptist Church in ruins Saturday night, he immediately called for backup from the Hartfield Volunteer Fire Department and the Middlesex Volunteer Fire Department in Urbanna.
posted 04.20.2011April 16th Tornado scenes and stories
Those who experienced the Deltaville tornado certainly had stories to tell. Although damage was extensive, no one was injured in Deltaville.
posted 04.20.2011Deltaville curfew still in effect
Deltaville’s curfew from 10 p.m. to 6 a.m. will continue through the morning of Friday, April 22, said Middlesex Sheriff Guy Abbott.
posted 04.18.2011Route 33 in Deltaville re-opens
Route 33 in Deltaville is now open to traffic. The road was closed from North End Road (Route 631) east to the Chesapeake Bay for crews with the Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) and Dominion Virginia Power to remove roadway debris and replace downed power lines.
posted 04.18.2011Debris site open at Cooks Corner
To ease the burden on Middlesex residents, the county has opened a brush site behind the Cooks Corner Office Complex (old St. Clare Walker School) on Route 33. It will be open from 7 a.m. until 5 p.m. for brush debris from the tornado activity on Saturday, April 16.