STORM LATEST: Power company expected to restore electricity to Barron Co. customers

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BARRON, Wis. (WEAU) -- Barron Electric Cooperative says all members will have power restored by 1 p.m. Friday afternoon.

They say around 200 people are still without power after Tuesday’s storms swept through the area.

If your power is not restored by 1 p.m., you are asked to contact Barron Electric.

One Barron Co. victim remains in hospital; volunteers needed

BARRON, Wis. (WEAU) -- A sheriff is putting out a call for more volunteers to help Barron County recover from a deadly tornado.

On Friday morning, Sheriff Chris Fitzgerald mentioned in a statement that a victim of the storm remains in an area hospital. He said she is an adult and is in serious condition. She was at Prairie Lake Estates mobile home park when the storm came through, destroying her mobile home in the process.

The department has said that everyone At last count, the storm damaged or destroyed about 230 properties in Barron County. The sheriff also said that more volunteers are needed at the Volunteer Reception Center, despite two bus-loads of people already showing up. The center is at St. Peters Church on U.S. Hwy. 8.

If you need help or relief from storm damage, you're asked to dial 211 to be added to a list of victims. The storm Tuesday afternoon killed one person, Eric Gavin. A total damage estimate for the storm damage was not available.

See the release under "Related Documents" for more ways to help the recovery effort.

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