Bessemer police chief speaks with CBS42


BESSEMER, Ala. (WIAT) — A tornado caused damage to an apartment complex, homes and other parts of Bessemer Monday evening.

Bessemer Police Chief Nathaniel Rutledge spoke with CBS42 early Tuesday morning and says no injuries have been reported.

“We just want people to exercise a measure of caution. Don’t just be overly curious,” Rutledge says. “Take necessary safeguards.”

Rutledge says the city of Bessemer is blessed considering the amount of damage sustained within the city limits.

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