Summerfield Zoo devastated by tornado

Staff Report

Local attraction Summerfield Zoo was one of the local victims of the tornado on Thursday evening.

Early estimates are around $200,000 in damages and two animals at the park lost their lives.

All of the reindeer fencing and sheds were lost along with the roof of the main barn.

They are currently accepting volunteers primarily to clear metal and wood debris.

Anyone interested in helping is encouraged to check their Facebook page at facebook.com/pages/Summerfield-Zoo/118324368178141?fref=nf for updates.

The largest need at this time is monetary help, to assist with this a gofundme page has been set up at gofundme.com/rj3k9xc.

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