PINE BELT (WDAM) - After a large tornado struck the Pine Belt early Saturday morning, crews are working to assess the damage and shelters are open for those in need.
WDAM 7 News spoke to Hattiesburg Mayor Johnny DuPree Saturday morning. He said any residents in need of help should call the City Action Line at 601-545-4500 or emergency management at 601-544-5911.
Here are a list of shelters open in the area:
- 361 Building near the Forrest County multi-purpose center at 946 Sullivan Drive
- Club Empire in Hattiesburg will open Sunday, 811 Timothy Lane
- Triage center at Petal Harvey Baptist Church for first responders
- 361 Safe Room at 99 Central Industrial Row in Purvis
The Hattiesburg Clinic also released a statement about Saturday's weather conditions and those in need of immediate care:
We will update this list as more details become available.