Drone footage of tornado damage in Celina, Ohio Courtesy CNN

(5-28-19)At around 10pm last night a devastating tornado hit Celina entering the west side of the city (Wheatland Acres, Fairground Road and the Bruns Addition) and tearing through the community leaving widespread destruction.

(story will be updated as we receive updates)

Mercer County Emergency Management Agency Director Mike Robbins-

“lots of debris in the northwest part of Celina and farther east of Celina.”

Fairground Road pictures from Facebook…courtesy Karla Reith

Fairground Rd

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Fairground Rd 2

Early reports that seven area residents have been injured and transported to local hospitals..

It is the second major tornado incident to hit Celina, the last was in November of 2017 in the Havemann Rd business area.