“Under the circumstances, it’s a blessing that there haven’t been more people hurt,” Gov. Deval Patrick told WBZ-TV Thursday.
The small town of Monson, southwest of Worcester on the Connecticut border, was devastated by Wednesday’s tornadoes.
The tornadoes that hit western and central Massachusetts Wednesday left multiple trails of destruction.
Several tornadoes touched down in western and central Massachusetts on Wednesday, killing at least four people and damaging property in 19 communities.