Estimated $6.6 million in tornado damage in Spartanburg Co.

Tornado damage at ADO corporation

SPARTANBURG CO., SC (WSPA) – Spartanburg County says 10 buildings were destroyed and almost 100 were impacted by two tornadoes on October 23.

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In addition to the 10 destroyed, 18 other buildings suffered major damage.

The damage figures are preliminary as the county continues to work through and make sure all damage is counted.

  • Commercial damages: Approx $5.3 million
  • Residential damages: Approx $1.3 million

Two tornadoes hit Spartanburg County on October 23 including an EF1 tornado near Woodruff and an EF2 tornado near Business 85 and Spartanburg Community College.

Officials are asking anyone with storm debris to NOT push the debris to the edge of the road or burn the debris in an inappropriate or unsafe manner which could result in fines to the property owner.

The storm-related debris can be disposed of at the Spartanburg County Landfill at 595 Little Mountain Road in Wellford.

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