Washington Recognizes 4 Years Post-Tornado

Nov 17, 2017
Tanya Koonce / Peoria Public Radio

 The City of Washington is remembering the anniversary of the EF-4 tornado that tore through that community late on a Sunday morning, four years ago.

The National Center for the Prevention of Home Improvement Fraud is coming to Washington, Illinois. The non-profit organization is holding a free home repair fraud prevention clinic to educate homeowners on how to deal with contractors and avoid scams.

Alex Rusciano / Illinois Public Radio

Demolition crews are tearing down the Georgetown Common Apartments in Washington, Illinois. Peoria Public Radio’s Alex Rusciano reports the apartment complex is one of the focal points in the recovery from November tornado: