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May 22, 2011 7:50 PM EDT
JOPLIN, Mo. (AP) - Authorities say a tornado has hit a Joplin hospital and caused the roofs of two city fire stations to collapse.
Jasper County Emergency Management Director Keith Stammer says a tornado hit the St. John's Regional Medical Center on the city's south side. He said there are multiple reports of injuries from the twister that struck around 6 p.m. Sunday.
There also were broadcast reports of damaged businesses and vehicles overturned on highway entrances elsewhere around or near the city.
Rockie Springer - THERE IS A PLEA FOR DOCTORS, NURSES, FIRST RESPONDERS TO GET TO JOPLIN MISSOURI NOW THEY ARE IN DESPERATE NEED WITH THE DESTRUCTION OF THE TORNADO HIT THE HOSPITAL AND THE SURROUNDING AREA. DEATHS AND MASSIVE INJURIES. IF YOUR CLOSE AND ANY OF THE ABOVE LISTED AND CAN GET THERE SAFELY PLEASE DO, bodies thrown, lots of people trapped or dead in their houses. Please Spread the word!