OK County Assessor’s Office Releases Damage Report of April 26,Tornado

Friday, May 6th 2016, 12:34 pm
By: News 9

The Oklahoma County Assessor’s Office says there was nearly $330,000 in damages caused by the April 26, 2016 that hit Luther and Mustang.

The National Weather Service in Norman rated the tornado that touched down near Mustang, an EF-0, and the tornado that touched down near Luther, an EF-1.

One of the families affected by the tornado was that of OHP trooper, Tony Rumpl. He took News 9 on a tour of what was left of his brand new home after the storm passed.

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Five properties were surveyed. One home was destroyed, while the other properties had roof and minor damage to homes or outbuildings.

Chief Deputy Assessor Larry Stein says the assessor's office has reduced the value of the homes, meaning that the property taxes will be reduced as well. And he said, “If there was other damage that was not documented, please contact the assessor’s office at 405-713-1585.”

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