Illinois Village of Naplate also hit hard by tornado

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NAPLATE, Ill. -- A couple of miles southwest of Ottawa, rescue workers in the Village of Naplate are assessing the damage from a tornado.

The twister moved through the area late Tuesday afternoon, downing trees and power lines and destroying homes.

Fire officials estimated that about a quarter of all the homes and buildings in Naplate were damaged by the storm.

Some businesses that were heavily damaged include the Pilkington Glass Factory and the Village Grill.