Tornado hits fire dept. in Sampson Co.; warning expired for counties in East

KENANSVILLE, N.C. (WNCT) — A tornado destroyed a fire department in Sampson County Tuesday evening and tornado warning that have since expired were issued for Duplin, Tyrell and Dare counties.

The tornado touched down in Sampson County about 5:15 p.m. and at least one person was hurt, according to the National Weather Service.

The Autryville Fire Department sustained massive damage.

For an updated look at alerts, check here.

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