DALLAS, TX (CBSDFW.COM) — Buildings were damaged and power went out as police searched door-to-door in the Walnut Creek and Harry Hines area of Dallas after a Tornado swept through the north side of the city.
Trees and utility poles were snapped in half and many buildings in the area were damaged or destroyed. First responders were searching the immediate neighborhood for survivors and people who may have been trapped after the tornado moved through the metroplex.READ MORE: DFW Area Shouldn't Have Problems With Gas Supply Or Prices Following Ransomware Attack On Pipeline
“It felt kind of like an earthquake,” one witness told CBS 11’s Ken Molestina. “It started moving the house around; a lot of whistling… a lot of wind. It lasted like three minutes.”READ MORE: CBS 11 Obtains Exclusive Photos Of Teen Migrants Detained At Dallas Convention Center
A convenience store nearby was heavily damaged with product out in the open as it appeared the roof had been blown off of the building.MORE NEWS: Secrets For Travelers During Surge In 'Revenge Travel'
While no looting has been reported, police officers said they would be on the lookout since many local businesses appear heavily damaged.