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"Mobile homes vs. Mother Nature: The science of survival"

MONTGOMERY, AL (WSFA) -
Do you live in a mobile home? Consider this: Of the 63 tornado-related deaths across the country this year, 45 of them occurred in mobile homes.
 
It's a deep concern for a state like Alabama where as many 16% of its residents, or 700,000 people depend on manufactured housing.
 
Tonight on WSFA 12 News at 10:00pm, reporter Jennifer Oravet has a special piece we're calling "Mobile homes vs. Mother Nature: The science of survival."

We hope that if you or someone you love lives in a manufactured home, you'll watch or share this story with them. There are ways to protect yourself, but don't be lulled into a false sense of safety.
 
The photo we've attached to this email shows only the foundation of a mobile home. A tornado swept away the house leaving very little behind.
 
When our report on-air concludes, come back to WSFA.COM. We'll have tips and links on how to secure your home, how to stay safe and what you need to know to be prepared.
 
Thanks for watching WSFA 12 News!

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