Germantown business hopes to get back on the saddle after tornado damages barn Friday evening – WHIO TV 7 and WHIO Radio

GERMANTOWN — The full size and scope of damage done by Friday’s tornado in Montgomery County is becoming more clearer.

The National Weather Service confirmed a “brief and weak” EF1 tornado touched down in a portion of Montgomery County and traveled 2.8 miles southeast to Butler County Friday evening, with maximum wind speeds estimated at 95 mph.

The tornado first touched down on Pudenbag Road and moved east, where it hit K&B Leisure Farm. The barn’s exterior sustained damage. The barn door was crack and a section of the roof was torn off.

>> National Weather Service confirms tornado touched down in Montgomery, Butler County

While there was damage to the barn, one of the co-owners of K&B Leisure Farm told News Center 7′s Michael Gordon that she and her fiancé are thankful none of their horses were harmed.

“Our horses are safe, we are safe, we are up and going, so you take one step at a time,” Rebecca Mangold said.

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