The tornado hits North Carolina, leaving some residents trapped

A tornado in southeastern North Carolina County in Brunswick County has left some residents trapped or missing and damaged homes, officials said.

Tornado hit just after midnight Tuesday and damaged houses, tore some of their foundations and cracked trees in half, WWAY-TV reported.

According to the National Weather Service, a tornado has been issued to parts of North Carolina until 6 p.m. 8 Tuesday.
(National Weather Service)

Brunswick County Emergency Management said people were trapped in homes. That Wilmington Fire Department tweeted that it would send teams to help find people missing after the tornado.

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Some power lines was also lowered. Brunswick Electric Membership Corporation said thousands of people lost electricity.

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