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“The next thing we were just yelling for our neighbors. Everybody was yelling, ‘Are you okay, are you okay,’” she said.
A neighbors home was completely demolished. The neighborhood helped a woman trapped in her bedroom get out. Many people gathered in her home where at least they could sit down, she said.
“I was 10 hours you would think it would take to do this much damage but it was literally 10 seconds, and it was the worst 10 seconds of our lives,” she said.
The city is still working with Dayton Power and Light, public works and other groups to clear paths into some neighborhoods, said Quincy Pope, Trotwood City Manager. The fire department transported four people as a result of the storm.
Leaders and volunteers are working to distribute resources to the residents, Pope said.
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