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City of Tulsa Assessing Damages from Tornado

This article was archived on 12/7/2016

(March 31, 2016) - City of Tulsa emergency operations worked through the night to help with disaster response from the tornado that touched down in north Tulsa last night.

City of Tulsa building inspectors are assisting the Tulsa Area Emergency Management Agency (TAEMA) with damage assessments this morning. All assessment information will be reported to the Oklahoma Department of Emergency Management later today. The Tulsa Fire Department reported their assessments are complete.

The Tulsa Police Department worked all night to help with traffic control, home searches and patrol. Some police officers and firefighters remain on site to help with any emergency response needs.

The City of Tulsa Streets and Strormwater Department is removing debris in affected roadways and replacing damaged signage.

Tulsa Parks Maintenance crews are removing many downed limbs and trees in Mohawk Park and Oxley Nature Center. Three City facilities did not have power last night due to the storm, but power has been restored to all three facilities.

PSO reports 1,000 customers are currently without power, but service is expected to be restored by 5 p.m. today.

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