Deadly Tornado Brings 'Tragic Scene' to Birmingham Suburb of Fultondale

Footage shot on January 26 captured widespread property damage in Fultondale in the aftermath of a tornado that tore through Alabama on Monday, January 25, killing at least one and injuring dozens, according to reports.

The National Weather Service (NWS) designated the tornado as EF-3, “with peak winds around 150 mph.”

Alabama Gov Kay Ivey said she spoke with Fultondale Mayor Larry Holcomb and Center Point Mayor Bobby Scott to pledge the state’s support for affected areas and residents.

Brandon Payne recorded the video while taking photos on behalf of his girlfriend’s family outside their home. “Tragic scene here in Fultondale,” he wrote. “Gonna take awhile to recover, but Alabamaians are resilient.” Credit: Brandon Payne via Storyful