San Tan Valley Area Information

1 minute reading time (231 words)

Microburst in Florence rips mobile home off foundation, tosses it into field

Microburst in Florence rips mobile home off foundation, tosses it into field

This happened Monday evening just north of the Florence State Prison.

Powerful winds lifted the structure right off of its foundation, and tossed it into a field next door.

"It was kind like 'Twister,'" said Tracy Dampier, who lives next door, and whose home was also damaged. "I thought that movie was kind of ridiculous and I was sitting there, it's kind of accurate."

"When you see in the movies, and the windows shatter, it was like that, and the roof is just gone, it's crazy," said Toni Casale. She also lives next door, and the roof of her home was ripped off. She also said her 81-year-old mom was hurt in the chaos.

"Her arm broke because the wind knocked her out of the chair so she has to stay in a facility," Casale said.

Amazingly, the home landed in an upright position. From our chopper view, we could actually see a woman crawling into the rubble to try to retrieve some of her belongings.

A home next door was also hit, but the structure stayed grounded, showing only severe damage to its roof.

The Interim Manager is Now Official
Local Non Profit Devastated by Storm Asking for Co...

Related Posts

 

Comments

No comments made yet. Be the first to submit a comment
Already Registered? Login Here
Guest
Tuesday, 21 January 2020
If you'd like to register, please fill in the username, password and name fields.

Captcha Image

1 Feb
Voyager, A Tribute to the Music of Journey
Date 02.01.2020 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
15 Feb
ABBAFAB: Tribute to ABBA
Date 02.15.2020 7:30 pm
14 Mar
Aretha: The Queen of Soul: Tribute
Date 03.14.2020 7:30 pm
29 Mar
High Tide: Beach Boys Tribute
Date 03.29.2020 2:00 pm
26 Apr
GARTH LIVE!
Date 04.26.2020 2:00 pm

Stay Informed!

Get the the latest news, events, business info and more sent directly to your inbox, for FREE, by subscribing to any or all of our newsletters!
santanvalley_logo_17.png
SanTanValley.com is your #1 resource for anything in and around San Tan Valley, AZ.  Focusing on uniting and promoting all that San Tan Valley has to offer for our visitors and residents, SanTanValley.com provides you with local area information & events, local business information, travel ideas, news, traffic alerts, deals, and more!


© 2020, SanTanValley.com is owned & operated by MyBizNow LLC. All Rights Reserved. Material displayed is not to be used without written permission by SanTanValley.com representatives. You may not reproduce or communicate any of the content on this website, including articles, content, images and files downloadable from this website, without the written permission of SanTanValley.com representatives. Opinions and comments posted by viewers do not reflect the opinions of SanTanValley.com.

Search