Jacksboro High School, Animal Shelter Damaged by Possible Tornado – NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth

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, east of Wise County.


A possible tornado Monday afternoon left significant damage in Jacksboro, including at Jacksboro High School and the Jacksboro Animal Shelter.

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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