Alabama credit union in area that has seen its own share of twister terror, steps up to help.
Branch manager recalls life inside a vault as tornado destroys all around.
Life-saving Tinker FCU vault now emptied of cash but still not ready for member access to personal documents.
Insurer said it has been working in Kansas, Missouri and Iowa as well as tornado-stricken Oklahoma City suburb of Moore.
Vault protected 22 lives at Tinker FCU branch. Credit union says four employees lost homes.
The NCUA on Tuesday afternoon activated its disaster relief policy in response to the devastating storms in Oklahoma.
Like their colleagues at Tinker FCU's branch, Weokie CU staffers found shelter where the cash is stashed and survived the killer storm.
Insurer working with credit unions in affected area.
Credit Union Association of Oklahoma, NCUF deciding how to help.
Staff rides out devastating storm in vault as death and destruction wrack Oklahoma City suburb on Monday afternoon.