Possible Tornado In Brandon
the Village of Brandon Friday night was caused by a tornado. Twenty-five homes
were damaged in the storm, most of the damage was windows that were blown out
and shingles that were blown off rooftops. The damage happend over a four to six
block area of the village in western Fond du Lac County. The storm was reported
at 5:45 Friday evening and it knocked out power to the village of 1,000 people.
The American Red Cross has been providing canteen services to village residents.
No injuries were reported. The National Weather Service says the Tornado was an EF-1.
High winds or a low-level tornado
damaged the Village of Brandon Friday evening. Fond du Lac County Sheriff’s
Chief Deputy Mark Strand says there was structural damage, trees and power lines
down. He says National Weather Service officials reported some rotation, but
didn’t believe it was a tornado. That could change depending on what Emergency
Government officials see. Stand says the Brandon Elementary School has been
opened for anyone whose home suffered structural damage in the storm.
Access to the Village was limited.