Monson Tornado – Family in basement while house blown away

On Wade Road, the Ferrindino family having heard the tornado coming ran to a basement storage area of their new home for safety. In a matter of a few minutes, when they emerged, their house was completely gone. Fortunately they were all safe and suffered no injuries. Here, the Coventry, Connecticut Volunteer Fire Department distributes some supplies to them the day after. Firemen Steve Pacholski on the far left and fireman Mike Cote, second from the right speak with family members. At the upper right corner is the foundation of their home, the building was spread over the entire field to the left.