Deadly tornado struck while people were sleeping
At least three people died when a possible tornado touched down in Brunswick County overnight, leaving a trail of damage, the sheriff said.
THERE IN BRUNSWICK COUNTY. THAT IS WHERE BRETT KNESE IS RIGHT NOW WITH THE REPORT AND WHAT YOU SEE. >> Reporter: I AM AT THE COMMAND POST SOUTH OF HIGHWAY 17. THIS IS WHERE EMERGENCY PERSONNEL ARE ORGANIZING. A NUMBER OF THEM HAVE JUST GONE INTO THE OCEAN RIDGE PLANTATION NEIGHBORHOOD. LET'S GIVE YOU VIDEO OF THE DAMAGE FROM THAT NEIGHBORHOOD. YOU SEE IT ON YOUR SCREEN, THE EMERGENCY OFFICIALS HERE DESCRIBING THIS AS ABSOLUTELY DEVASTATING. MULTIPLE HOMES WERE FLATTENED BECAUSE OF THIS TORNADO. THERE WERE PEOPLE TRAPPED INSIDE THEIR HOMES. 10 PEOPLE WERE INJURED AND THREE PEOPLE DID LOSE THEIR LIVES. THE SHERIFF SAYS IT WILL TAKE A LONG TIME TO RECOVER. >> OUR THOUGHTS AND PRAYERS ARE WITH THOSE THAT HAVE LOST THEIR LIVES AND THOSE WHO HAVE BEEN INJURED AND AFFECTED BY THIS EVENT. IT IS SOMETHING UNLIKE I'VE EVER SEEN BEFORE. A LOT OF DESTRUCTION. IT WILL BE A LONG RECOVERY PROCESS.>> Reporter: I ALSO SPOKE TO ONE OF THE TREE REMOVAL GUYS THAT WAS HERE AND HE SAYS THIS IS SOMETHING THAT HE CANNOT