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75% of the structures here in -- Iowa destroyed by a tornado that hit this town last night around 530.
You can see the damage left behind this is a small town -- town of around 238.
Most of these people living here all their lives and saying they've never seen anything like this.
The -- playground a place where the kids would come.
And play and hang out it's destroyed.
So many of the trees that are gone and laying on top of the power lines and on top the people's homes and on their cars.
Another beginning that process of cutting those trees up and digging out and finding their belongings the amazing story here is that nobody was significantly injured.
Or killed and that's because they believe that warning came just in time.
The town's mayor setting off the alarm because his son told him -- there's a tornado warning coming for our town.
And the dad went down to the fire station and set off the audible alarm.
People then knowing they had to take cover they had just enough time to get out of harm's way.
And they -- it lasted around five minutes from the time they heard the alarm.
To the time it was all done and they walk out and these are the kinds of images they see now they have along the stage ahead of them as we Begin the cleanup process.
But they all are resolved to do it and they're happy that no one died it was significantly injured in this town and -- Iowa Rick Reichmuth Fox News.
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