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Ambulance company hit by storms resumes work

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The rear wall of the Rural Metro Ambulance building was blown out by Wednesday's severe storm. The rear wall of the Rural Metro Ambulance building was blown out by Wednesday's severe storm.
Lacey Ezell Lacey Ezell
Aaron Walther Aaron Walther
Car crushed by the falling bricks of the building. Car crushed by the falling bricks of the building.
Rural Metro vehicles sit outside the damaged Louisville headquarters building. Rural Metro vehicles sit outside the damaged Louisville headquarters building.

LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - Wednesday's storms uprooted trees, knocked out power and damaged some buildings across the metro. South of the Watterson Expressway winds are believed to be responsible for knocking out a huge brick wall at Rural Metro Ambulance.

Aaron Walther, a supervisor for the ambulance company, was in the building when the storm hit.

"There was a lot of scrambling. A lot of yells for people to get to safety," Walther said. "It was hard to hear anything over the wind."

Walther told WAVE 3 News it is amazing no one was injured as the building was hit. Employees were working along the wall that now is blown out and lying on top of cars. Lacey Ezell said they're working hard to make sure work resumes smoothly.

"We're trying to accommodate them as we normally do," said Ezell. "It's been a struggle because we're trying to make sure our facilities are taken care of but we're doing everything we can. People are getting taken care of."

Inspectors were onsite Thursday morning to survey the damage.

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