In Union Parish at least three thousand people are without power this evening.
Some are even homeless after powerful storms swept through.
There's no confirmation of a tornado in Union Parish yet.
that's exactly what people in
There is no word Friday evening on when the power will be restored in Union Parish.
far as the damage, folks in the community of
The sheriff says at least 20 homes were damaged and some people were even trapped for a short time.
Luckily - only one minor injury has been reported.
Trees, power lines and anything that was in the air sits on the ground or even in houses throughout Union Parish.
Friday morning what Union Parish Sheriff Bob Buckley calls a tornado ripped through the parish.
"Caused a lot of damage to structures, we had some people trapped in homes, lot of damage, a lot of trees down," said Buckley.
of that damage happened in
Wildlife and Fisheries confirmed a tornado, but the National Weather Service could not confirm it was a tornado.
Still several people in union parish are reporting severe damage to homes and cars.
Here two trees smashed this home.
"It's probably going to be about 15 to 20 right in this area, from minor to major, major damage, we have a fire marshal here checking the structures, there are some that are habitable there some that are not," said Buckley
And despite the devastation, Buckley says cleanup is now underway.
"And luckily we've only had one minor injury where a young man was driving down the road and a tree fell and hit his vehicle," said Buckley
Buckley says Union Deputies will be on hand all night to keep homes that were damaged from looters.
He encourages people to not return to homes until Union Parish authorities’ give the go ahead.
Sheriff Bob Buckley encourages people that need a place to stay to contact the
American Red cross in
The number is 318-323-5141.