Straight-line winds flip 20+ RV campers in Gautier - KFVS12 News & Weather Cape Girardeau, Carbondale, Poplar Bluff

Straight-line winds flip 20+ RV campers in Gautier

Posted: Updated:
GAUTIER, MS (WLOX) -

Straight-line winds are being blamed for flipping dozens of RV campers at the Santa Maria RV Park Monday night in Gautier. Jackson County EOC Director Earl Etheridge told WLOX News up to 25 campers and several vehicles were toppled.

Witnesses at the campground on Martin Bluff Road told us one man was trapped and had to be rescued by the fire department.

Nearby in Moss Point, Police Chief Keith Davis said crews were dealing with downed power lines and several trees that were toppled over on Frank Griffin Road off Highway 613. The fire department was using chainsaws to take down the trees that knocked down power lines. One power line caught fire, but it was quickly extinguished.

Copyright 2014 WLOX. All rights reserved.

Powered by WorldNow

310 Broadway
Cape Girardeau, MO 63701

FCC Public File
publicfile@kfvs12.com
573-335-1212
EEO Report
Closed Captioning

All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 Worldnow and KFVS12. All Rights Reserved.
For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.