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Atmos Energy volunteers pitch in to feed Franklin residents

Atmos Energy volunteers pitch in to feed Franklin residents after tornado hits town

Community
April 15, 2019
By: Christi Soto

Story Courtesy of: KWTX News

FRANKLIN, Texas (KWTX) Volunteers from Atmos pitched in Monday to help feed Franklin residents affected by the powerful EF3 tornado Saturday that devastated the southern portion of the town.

The volunteers were cooking up and serving food near the Best Western Franklin Town Center Hotel and Suites at U.S. Highway 79 and Center Street.

The volunteers say they’ll be there until the food runs out.

The EF3 tornado with 140-mile-per-hour winds that plowed through Robertson County Saturday damaged or destroyed 55 homes, a church under construction, four businesses, a food pantry, a duplex and part of the local housing authority building on the south side of Franklin.

More than a dozen people were injured, but none of the injuries was believed to be life-threatening.

No deaths were reported.