An explosion rocked Coryell Memorial Hospital in Gatesville, Texas, on Tuesday afternoon.
At least 12 people have been evacuated and transported to area hospitals after an explosion Tuesday afternoon at a hospital in Gatesville, Texas, about 40 miles west of Waco, according to police.
The office of emergency management confirmed to local television station KCEN there was a partial building collapse at Coryell Memorial Hospital.
Multiple fire crews went to the scene to assist.
Residents at a nursing home near the hospital were also forced to evacuate. They were brought to a local church that’s making sure everyone is comfortable.
Authorities have scheduled a press conference for 5:45 p.m. Central.
Coryell County District Attorney Dusty Boyd said the power is out at a nearby nursing home and they are currently evacuating patients.
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