LEACHVILLE, Ark. — Business owners in Leachville, Ark., are working hard to clean up the damage from the tornado that ripped through the area on Friday.
According to the Mississippi County Emergency Management Director, 21 businesses were damaged and five were destroyed.
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“The insulation, that plastic packed full of water kept getting heavier and heavier,” said car shop owner Mark Johnson.
Johnson is desperately trying to fix the damage from the tornado.
He wasn’t inside his car shop when the storms hit Leachville, but when he came back, things weren’t looking good.
“I saw the back door and the back room blow down, and the ceiling went straight up and out,” said Johnson.
“The ceiling panel come down right over that light. When that panel came down, water started flooding in,” he said.
Johnson isn’t the only business owner…