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Topic - Gary Bird
As search and rescue teams combed Moore, Okla., for survivors of Monday's deadly twister, officials struggled to describe devastation that, even for a town in the heart of "Tornado Alley," is almost unimaginable.
Moore Fire Chief Gary Bird told reporters Tuesday that he was confident no more bodies or survivors would be found in the rubble.
"I'm 98 percent sure we're good," he said, though he added that he hoped to conduct repeat searches of devastated buildings.