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Person hospitalized with burn injuries after home explodes in Seminole


SEMINOLE, OK – One person was airlifted to the hospital in Oklahoma City after a home caught fire in Seminole on Friday night, according to KOKH and the Seminole Fire Department.

On January 15th the Seminole Fire Department responded to multiple reports of a house that had exploded. Upon arrival…

Posted by Seminole Fire Department on Saturday, January 16, 2021

One person, whose identity has yet to be released, was pulled from the single-story home by bystanders before fire officials arrived at the scene.

The victim was airlifted to the hospital in Oklahoma City for the treatment of burn injuries of undisclosed severity.

The cause of the fire was not immediately available, though fire officials stated that leaking gas was not an issue in the neighborhood.

The blaze remains under investigation.

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 personal 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.

 

Officer’s family displaced after home fire in Sapulpa

SAPULPA, OK – Authorities Sapulpa Police Captain Stephen Zamudio and his family were left without their home and most of their possessions after a fire destroyed their home on Sunday, January 3rd.

Zamudio said he noticed smoke in the house and recognized the sound of fire before reporting the accident to this dispatch.

Fire crews with the Sapulpa Fire Department responded to the home but were unable to contain the fire.

The family did not have time to save many possessions and the home is thought to be a total loss.

The cause of the fire is currently unknown. An investigation is underway by the state fire marshal.

If more information is provided, we will update this blog.

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 fire 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.

Fire crews respond to fire at Sauced on Paseo restaurant

OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – According to KFOR, a fire ignited at the popular Sauced on Paseo restaurant near the intersection of Paseo and Northwest 29th Street on Sunday.

Fire crews responded and were able to extinguish the fire. The restaurant’s facebook page reported the building sustained damage and it is currently unclear when they will be able to reopen.

The cause of the fire is being investigated by the Oklahoma City Fire Department. Our team will update this blog if more details are made public.

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 fire 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.

House explosion destroys home and injures two residents in Grady County

GRADY CO., OK – Officials with The Grady County Fire Department say an explosion destroyed a home on Saturday and seriously injured two of its residents, reports KFOR.

Firefighters received a report of an explosion with injuries at a residential home around 6 p.m. on Saturday. When they responded, they discovered two residents inside the house had sustained injuries from the explosion and a subsequent flash fire.

Both of the injured residents had serious burns and were taken to Comanche Memorial Hospital before being transported by helicopter to medical facilities in Oklahoma City. The injuries are not believed to be life-threatening.

According to authorities, a preliminary investigation determined the explosion was related to a propane fuel source.

The home was completely destroyed in the explosion and fire.

If more details regarding this incident are reported, this blog will be updated.

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 fire 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.

Tulsa firefighters respond to home fire, find evidence suggesting it was intentional

TULSA, OK – Firefighters responded to a home fire near West 53rd Street and South 36th West Avenue where they found evidence suggesting the fire was intentionally set, reports FOX 23.

Authorities say when fire crews arrived at the scene in west Tulsa, flames had already fully engulfed the condemned home.

After firefighters extinguished the flames, they found evidence suggesting the fire was set on purpose.

The Tulsa Fire Department urges anyone with knowledge on the incident to call the police and report a tip.

This is a developing story. If more details pertaining to the accident are released, this blog will be updated.

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 fire 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.

Eight units evacuated after apartment building fire in SW OKC

OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – According to News on 6, OKC fire crews responded to a fire at an apartment building near the intersection of Southwest 74th Street and South Walker Avenue in southwest Oklahoma City on Friday morning.

Authorities say the fire started on the second story of the Windsong Village Apartments. The residents of eight units were evacuated.

There were no reported injuries.

Investigators are still working to establish a cause and estimate damages.

We will update this blog should more information become available.

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 fire 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.

 

Fire crews respond to fatal house fire in NE OKC

OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – Firefighters responded to a fatal house fire in the Dodson Height area this morning, KFOR reports.

Emergency responders were alerted to a conflagration near the intersection of N Bryant Avenue and NE 18th Street shortly before 5 a.m. Firefighters arrived at the scene and conducted an initial sweep of the house, but could not find anyone present. However, a second search led them to a male resident who was suffering from severe smoke inhalation.

Paramedics transported the man to a nearby hospital, where he died later that moment.

Fire crews were able to extinguish the blaze, but not before it damaged half the structure. Investigations into the incident are 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, the Oklahoma City fire 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.

Overnight house fire in SW OKC displaces family

OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – Officials with the Oklahoma City Fire Department say one family has been left without a home after an overnight fire in southwest Oklahoma City on Thursday, reports News on 6.

Firefighters responded to the fire at a home near Reno Avenue and South Mustang Road overnight Thursday. They say the fire was started by a heat lamp left by the family to keep their dog warm while they were not home.

Unfortunately, the fire could not be contained and completely destroyed the home. At this time, no injuries have been reported.

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 fire 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.

The Bros. Houligan restaurant in Tulsa damaged after fire spreads from alley to kitchen

TULSA, OK – Officials with the Tulsa Fire Department say the The Bros. Houligan restaurant near the intersection of East 15th Street and South Lewis Avenue was damaged after a fire spread from they alley to the kitchen on Tuesday morning, reports News on 6.

According to Jason Gilkison, District Chief of the Tulsa Fire Department, the fire spread to the kitchen area from the alley as the restaurant’s gas supply fueled the fire. Firefighters contained the flames by shutting off the gas, blowing out the smoke, and extinguishing hidden fires in the walls and behind kitchen equipment. The restaurant’s electricity was also shut off.

Fortunately, no injuries were reported from the fire.

Several parts of The Bros. Houligan restaurant were damaged and it is not yet clear when the restaurant will be able to reopen.

This is a developing story. If more details are released, this blog will be updated.

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 fire 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.

Residents treated for smoke inhalation following accidental fire at Tulsa apartment complex

TULSA, OK – Multiple residents were treated for smoke inhalation after an early Tuesday morning fire at a Tulsa apartment complex, reports FOX 23.

Officials with the Tulsa Fire Department said the fire began around 4 a.m. Tuesday at the LaFortune Tower apartments near West 17th Street and Southwest Boulevard. Firefighters battled the fire for over 2 hours before it was ruled safe to return inside.

Tulsa Fire Department spokesman Andy Little said one man was rescued from his apartment and some residents required treatment for smoke inhalation. Fortunately, no one was seriously injured or required hospitalization.

Investigators ruled the cause as an accidental fire that started in a fourth floor apartment.

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 fire 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.

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