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‘Horrific Construction’ Found in Texas Tornado Devastation

4 Jan 2016, 10:13 am

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Timothy Marshall, a forensic engineer and meteorologist who volunteered as part of a damage survey team created by the Fort Worth office of the National Weather Service told the Dallas Morning News “We saw a tremendous number of improper attachment of the walls to the foundations, which just made walls fall either in or out.”

He went on to say, “I let the Weather Service know that it didn’t take much wind to knock down these walls. It didn’t matter what size of house. It didn’t matter what city it was in.”

BIG FAIL: Giant, two-story home collapsed like a house of cards during the tornado. Perimeter walls were bolted…

Posted by Tim Marshall on Wednesday, December 30, 2015

is getting several questions about what the wall attachment to the foundation should look like. Here's an example of a…

Posted by Tim Marshall on Wednesday, December 30, 2015

Search and Rescue finds flag in rubble and hangs it in tree. Long may she wave !

Posted by Tim Marshall on Sunday, December 27, 2015

So much damage. There are dozens and dozens of blocks. Massive cleanup is underway. The city estimates it'll take 10 weeks !

Posted by Tim Marshall on Saturday, January 2, 2016

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