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Florida / Tornadoes #857156

CNN Evening News for Saturday, Feb 03, 2007
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(Studio: Rick Sanchez) Report introduced.

(Atlanta: T.J. Holmes) The terror and chaos during the tornadoes in central Florida featured; 911 calls played.

(Studio: Rick Sanchez) Report introduced.

(Lady Lake, Florida: Susan Candiotti) The kindness of strangers in helping storm victims featured; scenes shown of survivor Kay Miller’s flattened mobile home. [Homeowners Christine and Alan LITTIZZIO†- comment on opening their home to Miller and her elderly neighbor Paul Moberly†.] [MOBERLY – reacts.] [MILLER – says this goodness is inside of all of us.] The droves of volunteers helping with the cleanup discussed.

(Studio: Rick Sanchez) The decision to have Sunday services at the destroyed Lady Lake Church of God reported; scene shown of the rubble of the church and the devastation in Paisley; death toll cited. The curfew to keep out looters in Volusia County noted.

(Volusia County: Susan Roesgen) The destruction of Beth Thomas†’s historic family home in Volusia County featured; scenes shown of the house, the hole from which her son escaped and the family Bible. [THOMAS – says this is just material things.]

(Studio: Rick Sanchez) Inmates from Marion County in striped prison clothes shown helping with cleanup.

(Lady Lake, Florida: Rusty Dornin) Survivor Roger Gantner†’s frantic search for his grandparents, who were lost in the storm, featured; scenes shown of their destroyed house and plant nursery. [GANTNER - describes the search, finding his grandfather alive and his grandmother’s body; reacts to the destruction.]

Sanchez, Rick;
Holmes, T.J.;
Candiotti, Susan;
Roesgen, Susan;
Dornin, Rusty

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