Images: Tornado damage from Rochelle and Fairdale

 
Updated 4/10/2015 8:08 PM
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Emergency crews searched homes and other structures in tiny Fairdale to make sure nobody was trapped in rubble left by Thursday's deadly tornado.

Authorities say Jacklyn K. Klosa, 69, was found dead in the rubble of her home. Also killed was 67-year-old Geraldine M. Schultz. Eight people were injured after the tornado swept through Fairdale, an unincorporated town of about 150 about 80 miles northwest of Chicago.

A homeowner battles high winds during a walk on the grounds around a home on Kuehl Ct. in Rochelle, Illinois Friday.
  A homeowner battles high winds during a walk on the grounds around a home on Kuehl Ct. in Rochelle, Illinois Friday.
Laura Stoecker | Staff Photographer
A flag waves above what's left of a demolished home in Fairdale, after Thursday's devastating tornado.
  A flag waves above what's left of a demolished home in Fairdale, after Thursday's devastating tornado.
Bob Chwedyk | Staff Photographer
House on E. Kuehl Ct. west of Rochelle, Illinois Friday.
  House on E. Kuehl Ct. west of Rochelle, Illinois Friday.
Laura Stoecker | Staff Photographer
Aerial images of the Fairdale after the tornado.
Aerial images of the Fairdale after the tornado.
Photo Courtesy Dan Isaacson
House on Keuhl Ct. west of Rochelle, Illinois Friday.
  House on Keuhl Ct. west of Rochelle, Illinois Friday.
Laura Stoecker | Staff Photographer
Kathy Chisamre works on cleaning up the mess left by Thursday's tornado at her parents home in Rochelle Illinois.
  Kathy Chisamre works on cleaning up the mess left by Thursday's tornado at her parents home in Rochelle Illinois.
Paul Michna | Staff Photographer
Gina Vanhise hugs her daughter Katie while attempting to clean up the Barringer home Rochelle Illnios after Thursday's tornado. They are friends of the family.
  Gina Vanhise hugs her daughter Katie while attempting to clean up the Barringer home Rochelle Illnios after Thursday's tornado. They are friends of the family.
Paul Michna | Staff Photographer
Bob Ott from IDOT replaces the Fairdale sign on Rt. 72, after last night's devastating tornado.
  Bob Ott from IDOT replaces the Fairdale sign on Rt. 72, after last night's devastating tornado.
Bob Chwedyk | Staff Photographer
Homes that were destroyed in Fairdale after a tornado ripped through town on Thursday.
  Homes that were destroyed in Fairdale after a tornado ripped through town on Thursday.
Bob Chwedyk | Staff Photographer
Jerry Richardson of Hinckley, right, helps search for personal belongings at he Hernandez home Friday morning. Richardson is a relative of the family. The home was destroyed by Thursday's tornado.
  Jerry Richardson of Hinckley, right, helps search for personal belongings at he Hernandez home Friday morning. Richardson is a relative of the family. The home was destroyed by Thursday's tornado.
Paul Michna | Staff Photographer
This is all that stands of a restaurant at Route 64 and 251 in Rochelle after a tornado ran its course Thursday evening.
  This is all that stands of a restaurant at Route 64 and 251 in Rochelle after a tornado ran its course Thursday evening.
Paul Michna | Staff Photographer
Homes that were destroyed in Fairdale after a tornado ripped through town on Thursday.
  Homes that were destroyed in Fairdale after a tornado ripped through town on Thursday.
Bob Chwedyk | Staff Photographer
The Hernandez home in Rochelle that was destroyed by Thursday's tornado.
  The Hernandez home in Rochelle that was destroyed by Thursday's tornado.
Paul Michna | Staff Photographer
Homes that were destroyed in Fairdale after a tornado ripped through town on Thursday.
  Homes that were destroyed in Fairdale after a tornado ripped through town on Thursday.
Bob Chwedyk | Staff Photographer
Homes that were destroyed in Fairdale after a tornado ripped through town on Thursday.
  Homes that were destroyed in Fairdale after a tornado ripped through town on Thursday.
Bob Chwedyk | Staff Photographer
Homes that were destroyed in Fairdale after a tornado ripped through town on Thursday.
  Homes that were destroyed in Fairdale after a tornado ripped through town on Thursday.
Bob Chwedyk | Staff Photographer
A rolled over truck at Route 64 and 251 in Rochelle after a tornado ran its course Thursday evening.
  A rolled over truck at Route 64 and 251 in Rochelle after a tornado ran its course Thursday evening.
Paul Michna | Staff Photographer
Homes that were destroyed in Fairdale after a tornado ripped through town on Thursday.
  Homes that were destroyed in Fairdale after a tornado ripped through town on Thursday.
Bob Chwedyk | Staff Photographer
Homes that were destroyed in Fairdale after a tornado ripped through town on Thursday.
  Homes that were destroyed in Fairdale after a tornado ripped through town on Thursday.
Bob Chwedyk | Staff Photographer
Trees blanket a home off South Kent Road in Rochelle after a tornado ran its course Thursday evening.
  Trees blanket a home off South Kent Road in Rochelle after a tornado ran its course Thursday evening.
Paul Michna | Staff Photographer
Homes that were destroyed in Fairdale after a tornado ripped through town on Thursday.
  Homes that were destroyed in Fairdale after a tornado ripped through town on Thursday.
Bob Chwedyk | Staff Photographer
Homes that were destroyed in Fairdale after a tornado ripped through town on Thursday.
  Homes that were destroyed in Fairdale after a tornado ripped through town on Thursday.
Bob Chwedyk | Staff Photographer
Homes that were destroyed in Fairdale after a tornado ripped through town on Thursday.
  Homes that were destroyed in Fairdale after a tornado ripped through town on Thursday.
Bob Chwedyk | Staff Photographer
A teary eyed Eloy Hernandez of Rochelle looks for his belongings in the remains of his home early Friday morning. His home was destroyed by Thursdays tornado.
  A teary eyed Eloy Hernandez of Rochelle looks for his belongings in the remains of his home early Friday morning. His home was destroyed by Thursdays tornado.
Paul Michna | Staff Photographer
The aftermath of the Fairdale tornado.
  The aftermath of the Fairdale tornado.
Bob Chwedyk | Staff Photographer
This is all that stands of a restaurant at Route 64 and 251 in Rochelle after a tornado ran its course Thursday evening.
  This is all that stands of a restaurant at Route 64 and 251 in Rochelle after a tornado ran its course Thursday evening.
Paul Michna | Staff Photographer
Not much is left of a restaurant at Route 64 and 251 in Rochelle after a tornado ran its course Thursday evening.
  Not much is left of a restaurant at Route 64 and 251 in Rochelle after a tornado ran its course Thursday evening.
Paul Michna | Staff Photographer
Downed trees and damage along S. Skare Rd. west of Rochelle, Illinois Friday.
  Downed trees and damage along S. Skare Rd. west of Rochelle, Illinois Friday.
Laura Stoecker | Staff Photographer
The landscape is scared with torn-up trees at Route 64 and 251 in Rochelle after a tornado ran its course Thursday evening.
  The landscape is scared with torn-up trees at Route 64 and 251 in Rochelle after a tornado ran its course Thursday evening.
Paul Michna | Staff Photographer
The landscape is littered with debris at Route 64 and 251 in Rochelle after a tornado ran its course Thursday evening.
  The landscape is littered with debris at Route 64 and 251 in Rochelle after a tornado ran its course Thursday evening.
Paul Michna | Staff Photographer
Kirkland Community Fire District Chief Chad Connell briefs the media on Fairdale tornado aftermath.
  Kirkland Community Fire District Chief Chad Connell briefs the media on Fairdale tornado aftermath.
Bob Chwedyk | Staff Photographer
The remnants of a home off South Queens Road in Rochelle is all that's left after a tornado ran its course Thursday evening.
  The remnants of a home off South Queens Road in Rochelle is all that's left after a tornado ran its course Thursday evening.
Paul Michna | Staff Photographer
Trees blanket a home off South Kent Road in Rochelle after a tornado ran its course Thursday evening.
  Trees blanket a home off South Kent Road in Rochelle after a tornado ran its course Thursday evening.
Paul Michna | Staff Photographer
The Barringer home was left without a roof after Thursday's tornado in Rochelle Illinois. Family and Friends are pictured cleaning up the mess and trying to save items.
  The Barringer home was left without a roof after Thursday's tornado in Rochelle Illinois. Family and Friends are pictured cleaning up the mess and trying to save items.
Paul Michna | Staff Photographer
Home siding is wrapped around a tree at the Barringer home in Rochelle Illinois after Thursday's tornado.
  Home siding is wrapped around a tree at the Barringer home in Rochelle Illinois after Thursday's tornado.
Paul Michna | Staff Photographer
Adam Davis helps his father move belongings from his devastated Fairdale home.
  Adam Davis helps his father move belongings from his devastated Fairdale home.
Bob Chwedyk | Staff Photographer
Ben Manning hands Josh Johnson a cable to wrap around the wood framing of an interior wall on E. Kuehler Ct. in Rochelle, Illinois Friday. The pair and several others were helping out several people in the neighborhood, though they didn't know them. The men said the home is owned by the Price family.
  Ben Manning hands Josh Johnson a cable to wrap around the wood framing of an interior wall on E. Kuehler Ct. in Rochelle, Illinois Friday. The pair and several others were helping out several people in the neighborhood, though they didn't know them. The men said the home is owned by the Price family.
Laura Stoecker | Staff Photographer
Marla VanVickle, left, and her mother-in-law, Lynn VanVickle, discuss the clean up of Marla and her husband Brian's home on Kuehl Ct., west of Rochelle, Illinois Friday. Brian VanVickle is the Ogle County Sheriff. They were not home at the time of the tornado. Their dog was home and suffered minor cuts and bruises.
  Marla VanVickle, left, and her mother-in-law, Lynn VanVickle, discuss the clean up of Marla and her husband Brian's home on Kuehl Ct., west of Rochelle, Illinois Friday. Brian VanVickle is the Ogle County Sheriff. They were not home at the time of the tornado. Their dog was home and suffered minor cuts and bruises.
Laura Stoecker | Staff Photographer
Aerial images of the Fairdale after the tornado.
Aerial images of the Fairdale after the tornado.
Photo Courtesy Dan Isaacson
Family and friends of Lillie and Pete Capes gather to clean up their property on E. Fowler Rd west of Rochelle, Illinois Friday.  The couple was not home at the time of the tornado. They also celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary Thursday.
  Family and friends of Lillie and Pete Capes gather to clean up their property on E. Fowler Rd west of Rochelle, Illinois Friday. The couple was not home at the time of the tornado. They also celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary Thursday.
Laura Stoecker | Staff Photographer
Family and friends of Lillie and Pete Capes gather to clean up their property on E. Fowler Rd west of Rochelle, Illinois Friday.  The couple was not home at the time of the tornado. They also celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary Thursday.
  Family and friends of Lillie and Pete Capes gather to clean up their property on E. Fowler Rd west of Rochelle, Illinois Friday. The couple was not home at the time of the tornado. They also celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary Thursday.
Laura Stoecker | Staff Photographer
Family and friends of Lillie and Pete Capes gather to clean up their property on E. Fowler Rd west of Rochelle, Illinois Friday.  The couple was not home at the time of the tornado. They also celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary Thursday.
  Family and friends of Lillie and Pete Capes gather to clean up their property on E. Fowler Rd west of Rochelle, Illinois Friday. The couple was not home at the time of the tornado. They also celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary Thursday.
Laura Stoecker | Staff Photographer
Aerial images of the Fairdale after the tornado.
Aerial images of the Fairdale after the tornado.
Photo Courtesy Dan Isaacson
Aerial images of the Fairdale after the tornado.
Aerial images of the Fairdale after the tornado.
Photo Courtesy Dan Isaacson
Home destroyed on E. Kuehl Ct. west of Rochelle, Illinois Friday.
  Home destroyed on E. Kuehl Ct. west of Rochelle, Illinois Friday.
Laura Stoecker | Staff Photographer
A flag is tied to a broken branch near the home of Pete and Lillie Capes on E. Fowler Rd. west of Rochelle, Illinois Friday.  The couple was not home at the time of the tornado. They also celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary Thursday.
  A flag is tied to a broken branch near the home of Pete and Lillie Capes on E. Fowler Rd. west of Rochelle, Illinois Friday. The couple was not home at the time of the tornado. They also celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary Thursday.
Laura Stoecker | Staff Photographer
A rescue helicopter makes a stop in the backyard of a home off E. Flagg Rd. in Rochelle, Illinois Friday.
  A rescue helicopter makes a stop in the backyard of a home off E. Flagg Rd. in Rochelle, Illinois Friday.
Laura Stoecker | Staff Photographer
Home on Kuehl Ct., west of Rochelle, Illinois Friday.
  Home on Kuehl Ct., west of Rochelle, Illinois Friday.
Laura Stoecker | Staff Photographer
Homes near S. Skare Rd with roof damage west of Rochelle, Illinois Friday.
  Homes near S. Skare Rd with roof damage west of Rochelle, Illinois Friday.
Laura Stoecker | Staff Photographer
A sign alerts drivers on westbound Route 64 of congestion ahead at the intersection with Route 251 where a tornado ripped through the rural area north of Rochelle the day before.
  A sign alerts drivers on westbound Route 64 of congestion ahead at the intersection with Route 251 where a tornado ripped through the rural area north of Rochelle the day before.
Laura Stoecker | Staff Photographer
Homeowners clean up the wreckage of their homes along Route 64 just east of the intersection with Route 251 in the rural area north of Rochelle Friday.
  Homeowners clean up the wreckage of their homes along Route 64 just east of the intersection with Route 251 in the rural area north of Rochelle Friday.
Laura Stoecker | Staff Photographer
Cars damaged by the tornado a day before are lined up on a homestead on Route 64 just east of the intersection with Route 251 in the rural area north of Rochelle Friday.
  Cars damaged by the tornado a day before are lined up on a homestead on Route 64 just east of the intersection with Route 251 in the rural area north of Rochelle Friday.
Laura Stoecker | Staff Photographer
The sun sets on trees stripped from a tornado the day before just east of the intersection of Route 64 and Route 251 in the rural area north of Rochelle Friday.
  The sun sets on trees stripped from a tornado the day before just east of the intersection of Route 64 and Route 251 in the rural area north of Rochelle Friday.
Laura Stoecker | Staff Photographer
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