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Warren Movie Theater In Moore, Oklahoma, Becomes Makeshift Morgue And Volunteer Site (PHOTO)

May 21, 2013

The Warren theater in Moore, Okla., often the place where fictional heroes perform great deeds onscreen, produced real-life heroes in the wake of Monday's deadly tornado.

After staff and moviegoers safely rode out the twister in the hallways, IMAX manager Alex Ansari tried to calm those wandering the devastation outside and helped to find the injured, the Norman Transcript reports. He then helped emergency personnel evacuate elderly patients and mothers with their newborns from the hard-hit hospital across the street.

Under the theater's battered marquee (scroll for photo), others began to appear, wanting to help as the theater turned into a triage station and makeshift morgue, according to KSN.


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