Toledo’s Point Place still recovering a month after tornado

On June 15th, multiple tornadoes hit northwestern Ohio. Point Place was the hardest hit area.

TOLEDO, Ohio — Saturday marks exactly one month since the incident. EF-2 Tornado wreaks havoc and destruction on Point Place. No injuries were reported, but the community has since recovered from property damage.

The building at 4805 Suder Avenue, near the intersection of Suder Avenue and Ottawa River Road, housed the Pucci Pet Styling Boutique and Promedica Lab. The building was destroyed.

Kendrick Mosley, a phlebotomist for nearly 12 years, said he had just closed the lab hours before the tornado made landfall.

“We didn’t expect this to happen, so there was no real way to prepare for it,” Mosley said. “Whether you were driving or just walking, you wouldn’t know what you could do.”

He’s been working at Point Place for four years, but the place is now a slab. Residents like William Greene are still coping with the many losses caused by the storm.

“Central air and fences were removed, house roofs were damaged, garage roofs were damaged, garage doors were damaged,” Green said.

Mosley lives about 15 minutes from the building where he used to work. But the building she used to work in was still destroyed by the tornado, so she said she was grateful to the Point Place residents she worked with for looking after her.

“It feels really good, a little rock star,” Mosley said. “Some people are contacting my family, some are contacting his wife, some are trying to hunt me down by calling various facilities.”

This is just one example of how the Point Place community cares about each other.

“The community is very kind. Thank you for accepting me and making me feel special,” Mosley said.

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