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Reba McEntire Rescued From Historic Building In Oklahoma Following A Stairway Collapse

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Crews rescue country singer Reba McEntire from a second story window.

Country music star Reba McEntire was rescued Tuesday from a building in Atoka following a stairwell collapse.

According to TV station KXII, McEntire was touring a historic building in downtown Atoka for a future project when the stairwell between the second and third floors collapsed, trapping her and six other people on separate floors of the more than 100-year-old building.

The fire department evacuated the building by helping people climb out of a second-story window and down a ladder.

According to the report, one person was taken to a Durant hospital with minor injuries.

McEntire posted on her Twitter account Wednesday about the incident, crediting the “quick response from the Atoka fire and police departments.”

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Beth reports on energy and environmental topics for StateImpact Oklahoma.
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