A Stronger Community: Five Years After the Rochelle/Fairdale Tornado

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FAIRDALE, Ill. (WTVO) — Five years ago, on April 9th, 2015, the community of Fairdale bore the brunt of a deadly EF-4 tornado, which left an indelible mark on those who lived through the terror.

In this special program, you’ll meet some of them: from a couple who lost their home, to stormchasers and first responders who were called into action.


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