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Volunteers, Donations Bring Lincoln County Together After Tornadoes

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FAYETTEVILLE, Tenn. -- A community pulls together after two tornadoes are confirmed to have caused death and destruction in Lincoln County.

The National Weather Service now confirms a second tornado, an EF2, hit in Flintville in the county Monday night. An EF3 is already blamed on the death of a man and woman in Fayetteville. Fifty homes also received damage, or were destroyed.

FOX 17 Reporter Samantha Singer is outside the Parks City Baptist Church this morning where donations for volunteers involved in the clean-up effort are growing. The Red Cross has a box truck set up at the church with bulk clean-up  items, such as gloves, buckets, rakes and garbage bags. The Salvation Army has deployed a mobile feeding unit for volunteers.

To make a donation to support Red Cross disaster relief, CLICK HERE. To donate to the Salvation Army disaster relief, CLICK HERE.


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