Lightning strikes Moore nursing home

Tuesday, May 6th 2008, 9:20 am
By: News 9


Heartland Plaza retirement home, 301 N. Eastern Ave., was evacuated early Tuesday after lightning hit the building's roof, Moore Deputy Fire Chief Gary Bird said.

About 18 people were transported from the Heartland home to East Moore Nursing Home, 320 N Eastern Ave., at around 5 a.m. Tuesday, Byrd said.

Police said the residents will likely be staying at the East Moore facility for a couple days.

Anyone looking for their family members at the Heartland home can call the East Moore Nursing Home at (405) 794-0224.