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Published: Sunday, 3/18/2012

Hundreds aid in tornado cleanup


DEXTER, Mich. -- The American Red Cross said hundreds of volunteers have turned out to help people whose homes were damaged or destroyed by a tornado in Washtenaw County.

Spokesman Jenni Hawes said the village of Dexter is quickly getting cleaned up.

The Red Cross moved its services Saturday to Creekside Intermediate School, which is more centrally located.

A tornado west of Ann Arbor damaged more than 100 homes Thursday and destroyed at least 13.

The Red Cross no longer will offer an overnight shelter.No one had spent the last two nights at a shelter.

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