Heroic trio recall rescue during Apison tornadoes

Heroic trio recall rescue during Apison tornadoes

April 23rd, 2012 by WRCB-TV Channel 3 in News

COLLEGEDALE - Dave Burgess, Perry Collins and Joe Greenleaf are corporals with the Collegedale Police Department. On April 27, 2011 they were in the middle of the tornado that left the Apison community in shambles.

Corporals Collins and Greenleaf teamed up shortly after the first storm came through. It didn't take long before debris cluttered the roads and they couldn't go any farther by car.

"He and I started on foot, over, around, through, under, whatever we could," Corporal Perry Greenleaf says.

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