Waffle House still cooks up meals despite tornado knocking out power

FULTONDALE, Ala. — Almost nothing can stop Waffle House employees from feeding those who are hungry. Not even a tornado.

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An EF-2 tornado touched down in Fultondale, Alabama, and knocked out power to the community.

But employees at the town’s Waffle House didn’t let it stop them. They rolled out a propane-fueled flattop grill and started frying up burgers, WBRC reported.

At one point they ran out of buns, but a neighboring Arby’s gave them what they needed.

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WVTM reported that the food went to first responders.

WBRC reported the crew would keep cooking until they ran out.

No power? No problem. The #WaffleHouse in #Fultondale wasn't going to let a #tornado keep it from firing up the grill for first responders!

Posted by WVTM 13 on Tuesday, January 26, 2021