BRFD sends help to those impacted by tornado in New Orleans

Tornado leaves destruction in metro New Orleans
Published: Mar. 22, 2022 at 10:18 PM CDT|Updated: Mar. 23, 2022 at 5:26 PM CDT
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BATON ROUGE, La. (WAFB) - The Baton Rouge Fire Department is in the New Orleans area to help with rescue efforts after a tornado touched down.

A tornado touched down in New Orleans on Tuesday, March 22, around 7:30 p.m.

The video and pictures coming out of New Orleans Tuesday night show the incredible damage done by a rare multi-vortex tornado.


Tornadoes cause major damage in Arabi, Lower 9th Ward, and other areas

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Officials with BRFD announced there are about 30 members of the Louisiana USAR Task Force 2 and firefighters from Baton Rouge, Zachary, Central, and West Feliciana Parish to help those impacted by the storms.

BRFD heading to New Orleans to help after tornado.
BRFD heading to New Orleans to help after tornado.(BRFD)

According to the news release, they will be assisting with rescue efforts.

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