Tag Archives: tornado

City Coordinates Response Efforts To Storm Damage

Editor’s Note, added on April 4, 2017:Collection of debris from last week’s storm continues. Please remember that limbs and fence panels should be cut into 4 foot sections or smaller and stacked curbside in manageable piles. We are not requiring that limbs be bundled at this time. After April 10th,…

Benefit Concert for Tornado Victims

Some legendary local talent will take the stage at the Levitt Pavilion Saturday night for a benefit concert to raise funds for Arlington’s tornado victims. The event will kick off with music by the Salvation Army Band, followed by a performance from  Tony Award winner Betty Buckley, a TCU grad and…

City Teams Respond Quickly, Efficiently To Tornado Aftermath

After the winds stopped howling, tree branches ceased snapping, and rain and hail subsided, the Arlington police and fire departments, along with other City divisions, were available immediately to help start the recovery process after a devastating tornado rocked parts of Arlington on Tuesday, April 3. On site, Arlington Police Department…

Tornado Recovery Website Established

A tornado recovery page is now available on the City’s website to help  keep residents up-to-date on recovery efforts. The web page, located at www. ArlingtonTx. gov/Tornado, provides information on the following: Tornado Recovery Center, located at the Fire Training Center, 5501 Ron McAndrew Drive, Arlington, 76013 Frequently asked questions and answers New releases distributed by the…

Tornado Recovery Information on Missing Pets

Families missing pets after yesterday’s storms are encouraged to submit lost pet reports by calling 817-459-6777 or use the online Lost & Found web page. View stray Animals in shelter. View adoptable Animals in shelter.“As of this morning, no animals from the target areas were captured or housed,” said Mike Bass, assistant…

Storm Damage Affected 400 Homes in Arlington

The Arlington Fire Department continues to evaluate reports of damage due to the storms that came through the city. Emergency Warning Sirens sounded in Arlington at about 1:30 p. m. The storms caused damage to buildings, homes and vehicles. Emergency personnel had seven reported injuries related to the storm, one of those injuries was…