• Tropical Storm Gordon causes the death of a child

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    Tropical Storm Gordon has killed one person, according to emergency managers in northwest Florida.

    Escambia County Emergency Communications received a call reporting a tree falling on a mobile home, and arrived on scene at 8:48 p.m., according to the official website of Escambia County.

    This happened on the 4000 block of Bobe Street, officials said.

    Crews found a very large oak tree limb on the back of the home, the site reads. EMS crews confirmed one pediatric fatality. 

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    The National Weather Service also reports the death was caused by a tree limb falling onto a trailer.

    So far, this is the only fatality caused by Tropical Storm Gordon; it occurred in West Pensacola, Florida, the NWS said.

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