“Confirmed Tornado” Rips Through Town Just North Of Philadelphia

“Confirmed Tornado” Rips Through Town Just North Of Philadelphia

Multiple tweets indicate a powerful tornado has demolished buildings in the Bensalem Township, a township in Bucks County, Pennsylvania, that borders the northeast section of Philadelphia. 

#Tornado that was seen near #Bensalem pic.twitter.com/9eIfmXPjRn

— thepibrew (@thepibrew) July 30, 2021

Alertpage Inc. reports a GMC dealership has experienced a “major collapse.” 

BENSALEM, PA (BUCKS COUNTY) | *BUILDING COLLAPSE | 4427 E STATE RD @ GMC DEALERSHIP | MAJOR COLLAPSE REPORTED – MCI DECLARED #BREAKING

— Alertpage Inc. (@alertpage) July 29, 2021

The real-time public safety news Twitter handle says, “major damage throughout the area [Bensalem] – damage to multiple dwellings & reports of trees down.”

MAJOR DAMAGE REPORTED THROUGHOUT THE AREA – DAMAGE TO MULTIPLE DWELLINGS & REPORT OF TREES DOWN – AREA WAS UNDER TORNADO WARNING #BREAKING

— Alertpage Inc. (@alertpage) July 29, 2021

The area was under a tornado warning when a “confirmed” tornado ripped through the township. 

#BREAKING Confirmed tornado over Bensalem near Neshaminy Mall, Bucks Co, with hail size of ping pong balls. Moving southeast now. Take shelter now. @brittneyshipp @SteveSosnaNBC on air now @NBCPhiladelphia #severeweather pic.twitter.com/zBdLjOIYgr

— Jim Rosenfield (@jimrosenfield) July 29, 2021

A car dealership appears to have collapsed. 

Here’s a video of more damage to commercial buildings. There are reports of people “screaming underneath the debris.” 

🚨#BREAKING: Mass casualty incident declared following GMC Dealership collapse in Bensalem, Pennsylvania

📌#Bensalem l #PA

The building has collapsed onto numerous people following a potential tornado. Witness reports show people are screaming underneath the debris. pic.twitter.com/51kMTrKFmy

— R A W S A L E R T S (@rawsalerts) July 29, 2021

More views of the damage and storm. 

🚨Please do NOT venture out on the roads in Bensalem. Please allow emergency crews to get through and help our community. The photo below by Jeff Camp: Old Lincoln Highway by the Penn Valley Terrace Trailer Park. pic.twitter.com/yrBEhZbEYF

— Trevose Fire Company (@TFC484) July 29, 2021

Large tornado near Bensalem Pa. @NWS_MountHolly @spann pic.twitter.com/uLlHFNgXEX

— Josh (@JoshOknefski) July 29, 2021

#Bensalem pic.twitter.com/9fU36QTVon

— Shane B. Murphy (@shanermurph) July 29, 2021

#Bensalem
Unconfirmed reports of possible tornado having travelled through the area. pic.twitter.com/UtNTToa85f

— Shane B. Murphy (@shanermurph) July 29, 2021

@6abc storm damage in Bensalem Pa pic.twitter.com/X6LzPoAHm4

— thirst trap 2000 (@madisonacp) July 30, 2021

*This story is still developing… 

Tyler Durden
Thu, 07/29/2021 – 20:10

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