MOUNTAINBURG, Ark. (KARK) - Significant damage is reported in Crawford County after a tornado touched down in the Mountainburg area late Friday afternoon.
The storm moved through around 4:15 p.m.
Shortly after, the Crawford County Department of Emergency Management said it was activating search and rescue, as there were several people reported trapped in homes.
Damage was also reported to the Mountainburg School District's bus barn and to some of the buses.
Video from the scene shows downed trees and debris strewn across a highway.
The primary school in Mountainburg was being used as a shelter at last report.
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