Deadly Tornado Touches Down in Oklahoma, Hotel Leveled

May 26, 2019 Updated: May 26, 2019

Officials are going door to door to assess damage after a deadly tornado ripped through Oklahoma late Saturday night.

Multiple people have been injured after the tornado touched down in El Reno and tore through a mobile home park, Fire Chief Kent Lagaly told CNN.

Two fatalities have since been confirmed by local authorities and police late Saturday night.

Lagaly said that authorities had been going door to door to see if people needed help.

A hotel next to the mobile home park also suffered serious damage, Lagaly said.

Oklahoma City’s KWTV-TV reported that a hotel in the community had been “leveled” be the deadly tornado.

Thirty-four people were in the American Budget Value Inn, according to CNN affiliate KFOR. First responders are working to get people out.

The Mayor Matt White told a press conference that the scene at the mobile part was “horrific.”

“We ask you to pray for us, pray for the first responders. The main thing is we have to stick together. I know people want to help—we want your help,” he said.

He asked people not to tie up 911 at this time as the rescue effort was not over yet.

Severe weather is not expected through the rest of Sunday morning, according to the National Weather Service in Norman.

With reporting by CNN.

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