At approximately 5:15 Saturday afternoon, Taylorville was impacted by a tornado causing damage to much of the city. As of 11pm Saturday night 30 patients have been transported to Taylorville Memorial Hospital. However, no fatalities were reported. Taylorville Fire Chief Mike Crews shared an update of the situation in the field addressed in a press conference at 11pm Saturday night, carried live on the Miller Media Group radio stations.
Currently, all residents are being asked to stay off the streets, and allow emergency units to drive from place to place as freely as possible. Christian County Sheriff Bruce Kettelkamp with more.
Regional Radio News will continue to cover the latest in the aftermath of the Tornado. Updates will come through News Talk WTIM, and TaylorvilleDailyNews.com.