A conclude call. Reba McEntire needed to be rescued from a building in Oklahoma after the steps internal collapsed, leaving her trapped.
“Whereas my crew and I were in Atoka, Oklahoma, the day gone by testing an broken-down historic building, a staircase collapsed,” McEntire suggested Us Weekly in a press release on Wednesday, September 15. “Thankfully, no one turn into as soon as severely injured. We were safely evacuated from the building thanks to the quick response from the Atoka fire and police departments.”
The nation singer, 66, turn into as soon as touring a historic downtown building in Atoka on Tuesday, September 14, when the incident befell, in accordance to native news channel KXII. Metropolis of Atoka Emergency Management Director Travis Mullins said that the stairwell from the 2d to 3rd tale collapsed and fell onto the staircase from the first to the 2d floor, leaving the folks internal stuck on the stage they were on.
The fire division replied to rescue these trapped in the structure. McEntire turn into as soon as helped down a ladder from a 2d tale window. One person turn into as soon as taken to the clinic with minor accidents, however the others were unharmed.
“It opened our eyes to search out precisely lawful how unsturdy [the building] turn into as soon as, and when [it] did crumple, we [saw] what small turn into as soon as conserving them up,” Mullins suggested KXII.
McEntire turn into as soon as reportedly pondering the utilization of the building in a future mission. “We were lawful touring the building and the stairwell turn into as soon as broken-down,” Coby Scherrill, who turn into as soon as internal with the Grammy winner, suggested the outlet. “It gave the impact broken-down however we did now not realize how broken-down it turn into as soon as except quite a lot of different folks had long gone down it and then we heard the fracture and saw the steps descend.”
Local KTEN Files reporter Lisanne Anderson claimed by technique of Twitter that the Reba alum’s boyfriend, Rex Linn, turn into as soon as onsite with her too. “Sure chuffed she and boyfriend Rex Linn are OK!” she wrote. “Whereas touring an broken-down building, a staircase collapsed. They were among seven other folks internal. Atoka’s most appealing came to the rescue. No person hurt, lawful some bumps and bruises.”
McEntire revealed in August that she and the CSI: Miami alum, 64, lowered in dimension COVID-19 after getting vaccinated. “I lawful are searching to say one factor: this has been a onerous 365 days and it’s getting rougher again,” she said in a TikTok video at the time. “You guys, please preserve safe. Wear your disguise. Enact what or now not it’s crucial to construct. Conclude dwelling.”
The Oklahoma native added: “It’s now not fun to win this. I did win it. Rex and I obtained it and it’s now not fun. You don’t in actuality feel correct form. We were both vaccinated and we quiet obtained it, so preserve safe, preserve dwelling and be safe the handiest you would possibly perchance maybe.”
McEntire confirmed her relationship with Linn in October 2020. She gushed on her “Residing & Studying” podcast at the time, “It’s lawful great attending to seek the recommendation of with somebody who I discover very appealing, very droll, very shining and is in me too.”
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