Union City Police: ‘Fatalities involved’ at El Reno hotel

UPDATE: The Union City Police Department says there are fatalities involved at the El Reno hotel.

El Reno Police have not confirmed to News 4 that there are fatalities at this point. We will keep you updated. Unconfirmed reports say 17 people are missing from the second story alone.

EL RENO, Okla. – First responders are on the scene of significant tornado damage in El Reno and are working to extricate people from a hotel.

Officials were called to the American Budget Value Inn after a tornado ripped through the town around 10 p.m. Saturday.

4Warn Storm Team tracker Chris McBee says 34 people were inside the building and crews trying to get people out.

There are confirmed injuries at this time.

El Reno storm damage 5.25.19

Storm damage in El Reno. 5.25.19

El Reno Police and Fire have asked everyone to stay off the roads as they continue to assess the damage.

This is a developing story. We will keep you updated.

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