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Some injuries, major damage reported after tornado hits Bartlesville

Some injuries, major damage reported after tornado hits Bartlesville

Bartlesville Emergency Management reported extensive storm damage, including a hotel and a medical park, with at least five injuries.

Major damage was also reported to residential areas in northeast Bartlesville, and to medical facilities near Jane Phillips Hospital.

On Tuxedo Boulevard near Highway 75, internet provider Bartnet said the roof was damaged and lost its roof tower.

PSO has crews working on downed power lines and trees in the area.

News On 6 spoke with a resident last night who said the community is ready to come together.

“I just hope that all small business owners can get back on their feet. And know that we as Bartlesville will come together as a community to help,” said Isiah Jones.

Washington County Emergency Management is reminding people to stay away from the affected areas.

News On 6’s Jonathan Polasek is live with a look at some of the damage.