Wayne County Post Office Destroyed

Posted at 6:22 AM, Dec 24, 2015
and last updated 2015-12-24 07:22:07-05

The Lutts Post Office in Wayne County was destroyed when tornadoes hit Middle Tennessee.

Postal officials and emergency responders said the building at 8310 Lutts Road was demolished by the strong winds that swept through the area.

Fortunately, no employees were inside the building at the time of the impact. The Postal Inspection Service was dispatched to the area to secure the site.

Until further notice, Post Office Box customers can pick up their mail at the Collinwood Post Office, 101 4th Ave. South. Hours: 8:30-11 a.m. and 11:30 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday-Friday; 8:30 a.m.-noon Saturday.

In addition to Collinwood, retail services will be available at these locations:

Full Retail
Cypress Inn Post Office, 2825 Big Cypress Road
Cloverdale (Ala.) Post Office, 11440 Highway 157
Iron City Post Office, 33 W. Second St.

Village Post Office
VPO Waterloo (Ala.), 19040 Highway 20
VPO Savannah, 7305 Highway 203

Stamps Only
Wal-Mart Supercenter, 175 Ji Bell Lane, Savannah, TN

As a reminder, Post Offices nationwide will be open Christmas Eve, Thursday, Dec. 24, but many will shorten retail lobby hours and close at noon. Revised hours will be posted at each Post Office.

Post Offices will be closed Dec. 25 for the Christmas holiday. All Post Offices will be open and regular mail delivery will resume Dec. 26.