|By Dan Kelly, Reading Eagle, Pa.|
|McClatchy-Tribune Information Services|
"Our lot is almost full of damaged cars," Elia said Friday. "It's like playing a game of Tetris out there, you have to move two cars to get to the one you need."
"Many have water in them from getting the windows blown out by the hail and then it rained a second time," Bowen said. "The glass and body damage is one thing but when you add water damage it gets up there."
"We're had five people working the phones since
Houck said State Farm has declared the hailstorm that hit
"We've had hundreds of calls," Houck said Friday afternoon. "We have people standing in our lobby."
One of them was
Boyer said she drove her 2015 Mazda CX5 SUV off the car lot on
"The back window was blown out and the side-view mirrors are gone to the point you can see the wires sticking out," Boyer said. "The whole car is pock-marked."
On top of that, Boyer said she was in
"I figured I had to drive it back to
"At least it's drivable," Redding said.
It wasn't just cars and houses that were damaged by the hail. Several panes on the roof of the green house at
"But we reacted pretty quickly and only lost one plant," said
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