The St Charles County Executive has declared a state of emergency. Dispatch centers and emergency responders have called in additional units and personnel.
No fatalities have been reported. One fire fighter at the fire station on Jungs Station was injured when the fire house was hit by the storm. Five other area residents received injuries and were transported to area hospitals.
Damage reports are currently concentrated around Harvester and Weldon Spring areas. Substantial damage was reported in St Charles city around the Family Arena. Damage was also reported to the Family Arena. All hospitals report no damage.
American Red Cross representatives are on scene at the Area Command and the County Emergency Operations Center, but no requests for assistance or shelter have been received. No shelters have been activated. Personnel remain on stand by.
Central County Fire District station reported significant damage and one firefighter injured and transported.
Here’s the list of damaged areas reported by street (Weldon Spring, Harvester, Unincorporated County):
Jungs Station Rd
Grange Hill Dr
Weldon Spring Heights reported only minor damage to one house with a few tress knocked down.
There was little or no damage to these areas in the Westplex.
Lake St Louis
Portage des Sioux