Skip to comments.Apparent Tornado Strikes Harveyville; 11 Injured (Kansas)
Posted on 02/29/2012 5:43:39 AM PST by nuconvert
Authorities say 11 people were injured after an apparent tornado caused heavy damage to the eastern Kansas town of Harveyville.
Sharon Watson is a spokeswoman for the Kansas Adjutant General's office that oversees emergency operations. She says three people were critically injured in the storm late Tuesday, and eight others suffered minor injuries. Many of them were taken to a Topeka hospital.
Harveyville is a town of about 250 people southwest of Topeka. Watson says about 40 percent of the town suffered damage.
Homes were reduced to rubble, with power lines down and gas service out across the city.
Gov. Sam Brownback has declared a state of emergency for the town
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