ST. CHARLES, MO (KTVI) – A state of emergency has been declared for St. Charles County. County Executive Steve Ehlmann made the announcement on Friday night. County officials are in touch with Missouri state emergency management teams.
The storm damage seems to be confined to a 10 square mile area. According to a release from the county that area is between Caulks Hill and Pitman Hill Road. There is structural damage, power lines and trees down in the area. County officials say the most extensive damage is at Cambridge Crossing, Whitmoor and Camelot, and Haversham. There are 3-4 homes leveled in the area. Pralle Road has 10 homes missing roofs, and Becky David Elementary has roof damage.
Emergency crews responded to 25 injuries betwen 9-11pm on Friday.
There is also roof damage to the Family Arena. There is hole in the side of the building ad there has been water damage to the concourse.
The American Red Cross has estasblished a Mobile Incident Command Center. It is stationed at Central School Elementary off Central School Rd. and St. Peters Howell Rd.