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Storm cleanup begins in Frankfort

A day after severe weather left damage across the Bluegrass, workers were out in force today to begin the rebuilding process. Work crews began putting the pieces back together in Frankfort this afternoon. A team from the National Weather Service decided that 65-mile-an-hour straight-line winds destroyed this building shortly after noon yesterday. Workers say it's a daunting task.

"It's going to be a big job...pretty good sized job, yeah," says Jeff Purvis.

Purvis is part of the rebuilding crew. He says they have a lot of work ahead of them.

"Take the wall down and get all that stuff out and start building it back like it was. New walls, new roof, new truss, whatever it takes," he says.

Kevin Breeck was inside the building when those winds ripped it apart yesterday. Purvis says he got lucky.

"He was in the other one, if he'd been in this one he probably wouldn't have been as fortunate. For it to push it away from him rather than down on top of him, I think he's lucky as it is!" says Purvis.

Breeck's construction company has moved into an empty space in the business park until he can figure out where to go permanently.

Workers estimate the rebuilding process could take up to a month.


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