Updates concerning Tornado in Brunswick County, NC

Brunswick County Emergency Services is responding to an emergency in the Ocean Ridge Plantation neighborhood in the Ocean Isle Beach area due to a potential tornado event and severe weather early Tuesday morning.

At this time, there are three confirmed fatalities and 10 confirmed injuries. It is estimated that at least 50 homes were affected in the incident and several power lines were damaged, causing power outages.

Individuals are advised to avoid the area as crews work to mitigate potential risks due to debris and downed power lines.

Emergency crews from Brunswick County Emergency Services and the Sheriff’s Office are continuing to assess the area for additional residents in need of assistance due to injury or damages to property.

For updates, resources and more from the Brunswick County Emergency Services, click here.

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