Five years ago today, on June 1, 2011, a tornado cut a nearly 40 mile path through Hampden and Worcester counties.
Three people were killed, thousands of trees were destroyed, and millions of dollars in damage was sustained to several area communities.
ABC40 and CBS 3 were both on the air as that storm roared the area and today, we go back to the archives as we remember those who were lost and continue to look ahead at the ongoing process of rebuilding.
Stay with Western Mass News throughout the day for complete coverage of the fifth anniversary of the June 2011 tornado.
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