A possible tornado Monday afternoon left significant damage in Jacksboro, including at Jacksboro High School and the Jacksboro Animal Shelter.
Reports indicate that the gymnasium at Jacksboro High School took a direct hit, but when NBC 5 called the high school, we were told all students are safe. Jacksboro is located in Jack County, west of Wise County.
There are also reports that the Jacksboro Aminal Shelter received a direct hit from the same storm. When NBC 5 called the shelter, they told us they were investigating the damage.
There are also reports of trees blocking parts of Highway 380. Firefighters report extensive damage in the area of Highway 380 and FM 4 west of Jacksboro.
Emergency shelter opens
A shelter has been set up in Jacksboro for all who need it at the Twin Lakes Activity Center at 1114 TX-59.
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