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Tree Companies Rally For Families Impacted By Tornado

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LAUREL, De-Workers spent all day removing big trees that destroyed multiple homes in Laurel after Monday's tornado. 

Since then, they have gotten a lot of work done and families are continuing to rebuild. 

Sussex Tree was on the scene at a home on Seaford Road in Laurel today, they said they have been negotiating prices all week with insurance companies, to make sure families can focus on recovery rather than tree removal fees.

Aaron Baker who works with Sussex Tree said, "This is definitely the biggest and most I've seen on a house. I've seen a few others on a few smaller houses, but nothing as bad as this," he said.

Families like the O'Neal-Hewett family in Laurel says today was a big day for them.

On Monday, trees that were over a hundred years old slammed into their home causing major destruction. 

One of these trees landed on their daughter's bedroom and trapped her inside.

"You hear your baby screaming from upstairs that she's trapped, and screaming 'mommy come get me,'" Hewett said.

"I'm trapped downstairs, and then she could hear people moving around and stuff and she was like don't leave me."

Hewett never left and her daughter, and Georgia made it out safely.

The tree removal was a big sigh of relief for them today, it was a sign they can finally begin moving forward. 

Sussex Tree says they plan to help as many families as they can, but each family will be a case by case basis. 

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