2 hospitalized after house fire kills 5 cats in SW Oklahoma City

Posted on Friday, June 10th, 2022 at 8:41 pm    

OKLAHOMA CITY, OK — Two people were injured in a residence fire that killed five cats early Friday morning in Oklahoma City’s Southwestern neighborhood, according to NewsOn6.

The incident occurred at a house near Southwest 59th Street and South Blackwelder Avenue shortly before 3:30 a.m.

According to the Oklahoma City Fire Department, the flames began in an addition near the back of the home when a lamp was pushed over near a sofa.

One person tried to use a fire extinguisher on the blaze, but was not able to put out the flames.

That person and one other patient were transported to a local hospital with undisclosed injuries. The severity of their condition remains unknown.

Fire crews said five cats who were in the residence at the time died as a result of the fire.

Property damage to the home is estimated to be at around $60,000.

 

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2 people injured in apartment fire in West OKC

Posted on Saturday, May 14th, 2022 at 5:30 pm    

OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – Two people were injured as a result of an apartment fire in West Oklahoma City last night, according to information from KFOR News.

The fire happened at a two-story apartment complex located in the 1900 block of N Minnie Avenue, near NW 19th Street.

Flames were seen from the structure when authorities arrived at the scene.

The blaze affected four apartments in total.

Two people sustained minor injuries as a result.

The cause of the fire was not immediately released.

This information is presented as a way to help keep our community safer and is not meant to be taken as legal advice. However, the Oklahoma City accident attorneys at the Abel Law Firm have helped clients secure financial compensation for their medical bills, lost wages, and other expenses. If you or someone you love has been injured in an accident involving another vehicle, contact us today for a free consultation.

 


OKC woman in critical condition after house fire

Posted on Tuesday, April 19th, 2022 at 5:48 am    

OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – A woman was critically injured after a house fire in southeast Oklahoma City on  Monday reports KOCO.

The fire broke out at a home in the 3300 block of Southeast 89th Street, near the intersection with South Bryant Avenue.

The woman was pulled from her home by firefighters and transported to a local hospital in serious condition.

It is unclear what sparked the blaze at this time. Our team will update this blog with the latest information as it is made publicly available.

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Fire crews respond to 2 house fires in Spencer, suspect arrested for arson

Posted on Friday, April 15th, 2022 at 4:54 am    

SPENCER, OK – Emergency crews were on the scene of two house fires just blocks away from each other in Spencer early Thursday morning.

According to KOCO, fire crews responded to the first fire around 3:30 a.m. at Northeast 50th Street and Douglas Boulevard. They were able to evacuate the residents.

Another house fire just two blocks away was reported around 5 a.m.

Spencer Police arrested one suspect under suspicion of starting both fires. The suspect’s identity has not yet been released awaiting formal charges.

No word on whether anyone suffered injuries was shared. An investigation is ongoing.

This information is presented as a way to help keep our community safer and is not meant to be taken as legal advice. However, Oklahoma burn injury attorneys at the Abel Law Firm have helped clients secure financial compensation for their medical bills, lost wages, and other expenses. If you or someone you love has been injured in an accident involving another vehicle, contact us today for a free consultation.


Firefighter injured battling NW OKC apartment fire

Posted on Thursday, April 7th, 2022 at 5:57 am    

OKLAHOMA CITY, MO – Fire crews responded to an apartment complex fire in northwest Oklahoma City Wednesday morning.

According to KOCO, the blaze started at a building near Northwest 13th Street and North Meridian Avenue.

Emergency crews evacuated the building and at least 19 people were displaced.

One firefighter suffered minor injuries while battling the blaze. The building had no working smoking alarms. Authorities believe the start of the fire was due to electrical issues.


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Construction worker injured after house fire in Yukon

Posted on Wednesday, April 6th, 2022 at 3:43 am    

YUKON, OK- One person suffered minor burn injuries after a house caught fire just outside of Oklahoma City on Tuesday morning.

According to KOKH, the fire broke out at the 14000 block of Kamber Drive. The house was under construction while contractors were working inside.

One contractor was taken to an area hospital to be treated for burn injuries and is expected to be ok.

Fire crews say the flames began to spread near a paint sprayer. No further details were provided.


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Several people taken to hospital after OKC house fire

Posted on Saturday, March 26th, 2022 at 2:34 am    

OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – Several people were hospitalized following a house fire near Draper Park on Thursday afternoon.

According to News9, the fire broke out at a residence near South Robinson Avenue and Southwest Grand Boulevard. Five adults and three children lived in the house. The children were at school at the time of the incident.

Firefighters found four adults in the burning house upon arrival and rescued several of them. They were taken to area hospitals for treatment. The severity of their conditions was not provided.

Authorities are investigating the cause of the fire.


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2 injured, 1 critically after OKC house fire near Capitol Hill

Posted on Friday, March 25th, 2022 at 4:11 am    

OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – Two people were hospitalized following a house fire near the city’s Capitol Hill neighborhood Thursday afternoon.

According to KOKH, the fire started at a residence in the 3500 block of S. Robinson Avenue around 12:40 p.m. Four people were in the home when the fire started.

Two victims were rescued from the home by firefighters and taken to local hospitals. One of them is in critical condition.

The cause of the fire is not yet known. A man in the home said he woke up to the smoke alarm going off.


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3-year-old killed in Collinsville, OK house fire

Posted on Wednesday, March 23rd, 2022 at 4:26 am    

COLLINSVILLE, OK – A 3-year-old child died after a family’s home burned down outside of Tulsa Sunday morning.

According to KFOR, crews responded to the scene at Horsepen mobile home park to find the home engulfed in flames. They attempted to fight the blaze and made their way inside where they found the child deceased.

Two adults and a teen were able to escape the home. One of the adults sustained burn injuries.

The cause of the fire remains under investigation. Authorities believe it may have started in the kitchen.

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Commercial building catches fire, under investigation

Posted on Friday, March 4th, 2022 at 3:25 am    

OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – Crews are investigating a commercial fire that happened in northwest OKC on Tuesday morning, reports KOCO.

A commercial building at Northwest 10th Street and Classen Boulevard was in flames after a fire started in the basement. Authorities say the building was empty but it looked as though people were using it to stay warm.

No injuries have been reported and an investigation is underway at this time.

This information is presented as a way to help keep our community safer and is not meant to be taken as legal advice. However, Oklahoma burn injury attorneys at the Abel Law Firm have helped clients secure financial compensation for their medical bills, lost wages, and other expenses. If you or someone you love has been injured in an accident involving another vehicle, contact us today for a free consultation.

Ed Abel Named Oklahoma City Personal Injury Litigator of the Year

Ed Abel was awarded the Litigator of the Year award as recognition of his tremendous success in the courtroom defending the lives of Oklahomans, and his unique service as a true son of the State of Oklahoma. He has won some of the largest verdicts in Oklahoma's history, and he and his team have successfully argued against harmful tort reform laws in the state Supreme Court. His impact is so widespread across the state that Governor Mary Fallin declared May 1st as "Ed Abel Day."

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