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Governor Larry Hogan visits Salisbury to Discuss Tornado Aftermath

Posted: 08/18/2017 16:15:00 -04:00 Updated:

SALISBURY, MD--August 7th is a date many people in Salisbury will not forget. It's when an E-1 tornado sliced through the city's south end. The tornado destroyed cars and damaged buildings. 

Today, Governor Larry Hogan visited some of the businesses that bore the brunt of the damage. He commended the city on how it handled the emergency. 

"Our team reached out to the locals, but they really had things under control and I think they deserve a lot of credit. All the neighbors and the shop owners," says Governor Larry Hogan. 

Hopper's was one of the businesses that was affected by the tornado and the owner, Glenn Ains says he's "relieved everyone is ok." 

"We got damage to the building itself, we're working through that, that's been more time consuming than anything else. The customers couldn't get in for a couple of days, I guess the front door was shattered," says Ains.

Wingin' It, right next door to Hopper's remains closed. 

The mayor of Salisbury tells WBOC anyone who is experiencing issues with insurance coverage can go directly to the Maryland Insurance Commissioner. 

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