The tornado ripped off the roof of Casey’s home on Woodridge Drive, leaving their second floor exposed.
The family of five managed to make it out uninjured and 16-year-old Nathan Casey came to the rescue of his younger brother.
“I got out of my room because I was like ‘Oh, somebody fell upstairs’ and I saw that there was no roof and I heard my brother crying for help so I ran upstairs, broke down the door and got him out and I got everybody downstairs, grabbed all of my scouting gear and stuff like that,” Nathan Casey said
Homeowner Bridget Casey said, “It all happened so fast, it was kind of like a ‘whoosh.'”
She said some of her kids were able to grab photo albums and when firefighters arrived, they checked the debris to find her husband’s ashes.
A firefighter went up there and he actually found him, ” Casey said.
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