What’s left of the Mayfield Consumer Products candle factory  in Mayfield, Kentucky, after tornadoes moved through the area. Photo: EPA
What’s left of the Mayfield Consumer Products candle factory in Mayfield, Kentucky, after tornadoes moved through the area. Photo: EPA

Cries and candle scents: scores feared dead after US tornadoes

  • Rescuers at a Kentucky candle factory had to crawl over the dead to get to the living at a disaster scene that smelled like scented candles
  • Church-goers gathered on Sunday morning to pray for the lost, more than 24 hours since anyone had been found alive

Topic |   Extreme weather
What’s left of the Mayfield Consumer Products candle factory  in Mayfield, Kentucky, after tornadoes moved through the area. Photo: EPA
What’s left of the Mayfield Consumer Products candle factory in Mayfield, Kentucky, after tornadoes moved through the area. Photo: EPA
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