Tornado rips E. Brewton

Gov. Ivey tours damaged areas in Wednesday visit

Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey walked through the destruction in East Brewton Wednesday morning as cleanup efforts continued after a tornado ripped through the area Saturday destroying homes, knocking down trees and tumbling power poles.

The major damage was in East Brewton just east of W.S. Neal High School toward Highway 29 where a trailer park was destroyed. Severe damage was also reported on Riddle Road off of Kirkland Road. While there were several injuries reported no deaths were reported.

"It looked like a bomb exploded," said East Brewton Mayor Terry Clark.

He said when first responders arri...