8 homes damaged by tornado in Washburn

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8 homes damaged by tornado in Washburn

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WASHBURN, Ill. (WEEK) -- -

Eight homes were damaged in the northwestern corner of Washburn by a tornado on Tuesday night. 

A reporter on the scene said one house was heavily damaged, and the other seven less so. There are no injuries reported. The tornado hit around 5:30 p.m. It is unknown how strong it was. 

The Woodford County town of about 1,100 is located in the northwestern corner of the county, near the Marshall County Line. It's about 45 minutes north of Peoria. 

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