Trailers leveled in storm

High winds destroy mobile homes along Jack Springs Road

Multiple residents living in the Big Oak Village mobile home park in Poarch on Jack Springs Road have either lost it all, need to find other homes or are looking for repairs in the aftermath of the storm that roared through the area last Friday.

David Adams, director of the Escambia County Emergency Management Agency, said the National Weather Service stated it was straight-line winds and not a tornado that destroyed and damaged multiple homes in the area.

"I really doesn't matter to those affected whether it was straight-line winds or a tornado," Adams said. "But the weather service has deter...

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