Red Cross shelter set up for displaced Muskogee storm victims

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MUSKOGEE, Okla. - Quick Facts:

  • Crews are investigating reports of a storm damaged building in Muskogee.
  • 911 officials told FOX23 the roof blew off of a building at Whispering Pines Apartments.
  • A family with their 18-month old child survived the damage
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Severe weather heavily damaged at building at Whispering Pines Apartments in Muskogee last Thursday.

The roof was torn off an now a fence surround the building and a tarp is covering it. Several families were displaced by the damage.

Officials confirmed that an EF2 tornado ripped through part of the town last week.

A shelter was set up by the American Red Cross at the First Baptist Church in Muskogee. Volunteers are providing meals, beds and more to the families affected.

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