Lee Hoyle, of Chickasaw Nation search and rescue, digs through the debris of a mobile home in the Steelman Estates Mobile Home Park, destroyed by Sunday's tornado, near Shawnee, Okla., Monday, May 20, 2013. (AP/Sue Ogrocki)

Tornado reduces Oklahoma City suburb to rubble

There were no immediate reports of injuries


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May 21, 2013 1:04AM (UTC)

Several Tornadoes Sweep Through MidwestMOORE, Okla. (AP) -- Television footage shows flattened buildings and fires after a mile-wide tornado moved through the Oklahoma City area.

Video showed homes and buildings in Moore, Okla., were reduced to rubble, and vehicles littered roadways south and southwest of Oklahoma City.

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There were no immediate reports of injuries.

The suburb of Moore, where Monday's damage was concentrated, was hit hard by a tornado in 1999 that included the highest winds ever recorded near the Earth's surface.


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