KEYC - Tornado Hits Mobile Home Park Near Chetek in Western Wisconsin

Tornado Hits Mobile Home Park Near Chetek in Western Wisconsin

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The National Weather Service is reporting a tornado touchdown near Chetek in Barron County of western Wisconsin.

Barron County Sheriff Chris Fitzgerald tells WQOW-TV in Eau Claire that several people were injured in an area between Cameron and Chetek.

The tornado hit the Prairie Lakes Estates mobile home park north of Chetek.

Sheriff's dispatchers say they're too busy to provide details.

Chetek Mayor Jeff Martin says that numerous emergency vehicles have gone to the trailer park. He says he had no immediate confirmation of any injuries. He estimates the park had around 50 homes.

Martin also says several turkey barns in the area were hit hard.

-KEYC News 12

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