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Worker suffers electrical burns while replacing gutters in Helm Farm

OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – A man was severely electrocuted while replacing gutters and required hospitalization, News9 reports.

The man was working at a business on the 1100 block of NW 2nd Street by Classen Boulevard when a piece of the gutter he was replacing touched the power lines and electrocuted him.

Firefighters from the Oklahoma City Fire Department rescued the man from the roof. He was taken to Integris Baptist Hospital with severe external and internal burns.

The Oklahoma City burn injury lawyers of Abel Law Firm have extensive experience helping those who’ve been hurt due to the negligent actions of others. If you were injured in an accident, we can help. Our team will help you understand your rights and legal options and will seek the maximum compensation possible for your claim. Call us at (405) 451-5157 or fill out a contact form to schedule a free consultation with us online.

Kansas woman injured in Lake Eufala boat explosion

MCINTOSH COUNTY, OK – A woman from Kansas is in critical condition following a boat explosion on Lake Eufala yesterday afternoon, according to a report by KOKH.

The boat exploded around 12:20 p.m. yesterday, for reasons that are unknown at present.

At the time of the accident, Wichita man Johnny Marshall, 41, and 36-year-old Ashley Jansson, of Halstead, Kansas, were boating on Lake Eufala.

Jansson was sent to the hospital for treatment of multiple burn injuries.

Marshall refused to be treated at the scene, according to the article, even though he reportedly was suffering multiple burn injuries.

Authorities are investigating the accident 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, the Oklahoma boating 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 a boat, contact us today for a free consultation.

Firefighters discover body inside burned-out van in Logan County

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LOGAN COUNTY, OK – Firefighters discovered a dead victim inside a burned-out van on Monday night, according to News on 9.

Firefighters were responding to a wildfire in Logan County on Monday night whenever they came across a van with a body inside.

The fire was located near Post Road and County Road 59, about a mile and a half northeast of Orlando and 16 miles west of Stillwater.

There is no information at this time regarding the identity of the victim or their cause of death.

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 car 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.

Woman dies in Friday morning fire

OKLAHOMA, OK – A woman died in a fire Friday at 2:40 a.m. according to KOCO5.

The Oklahoma City Fire Department responded to a house fire at southeast 44th Street and Sunnylane Road.

The Fire Department found the home’s front door open. Neighbors attempted to enter but could not get beyond a few feet into the home.

Firefighters discovered the woman’s body in the house’s kitchen.

After extinguishing the fire, they conducted a more extensive search and found no additional victims.

The cause of death and the cause of the fire are under investigation.

The Oklahoma City burn injury attorneys of Abel Law Firm have extensive experience helping those who’ve been hurt due to the negligent actions of others. If you were hurt as a pedestrian, we can help. Our team will help you understand your rights and legal options and will seek the maximum compensation possible for your claim. Call us at (405) 451-5157 or fill out a contact form to schedule a free consultation with us online.

Garage fire in Oklahoma City apartment

OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – A two-story garage apartment caught fire Tuesday morning.

News9 reports that firefighters responded to the apartment, located near Southwest 29th Street and South Robinson Avenue.

The cause of the fire is currently unknown. The accident is still under investigation.

The Oklahoma City burn injury attorneys of Abel Law Firm have extensive experience helping those who have been injured in a fire. If you were hurt in a fire, we can help. Our team will help you understand your rights and legal options and will seek the maximum compensation possible for your claim. Call us at (405) 451-5157 or fill out a contact form to schedule a free consultation with us online.

Man hospitalized after Meridian Ave duplex fire

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OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – An Oklahoma City duplex fire led to the hospitalization of one man this morning, according to a report by KOCO.

The incident was reported to fire officials around 9:45 a.m. at the 4200 block of Meridian Avenue.

When firefighters arrived on the scene, they discovered a man inside the building. They pulled him from the fire and administered “advanced life support” before he was sent to the hospital.

According to KOCO’s report, the victim is in “extremely critical condition.”

The fire has since been extinguished.

Officials are currently investigating the cause of the fire.

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 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 a fire, contact us today for a free consultation.

Sunday afternoon fire in Bethany

BETHANY, OK – The fire departments of Yukon and Bethany, part of the western Oklahoma City metro area, are responding to a fire reported in Bethany this afternoon, according to a report by KOTV.

The blaze was extinguished around 4:15 p.m. and was reported at the 7000 block of Northwest 36th Street.

The cause of the fire is unknown at this time.

Authorities continue to investigate the incident, and we will update this story if we learn more details.

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, contact us today for a free consultation.

OU fraternity house catches fire

NORMAN, OK – A University of Oklahoma fraternity house was set ablaze early Friday morning, according to KOKH.

The fire began around 2 a.m. at the OU Delta Tau Delta house located at 1320 College Avenue. Authorities suspect that the blaze was caused by a lightning strike.

Multiple fire departments came to assist, according to the Norman Fire Department, due to another blaze happening at the same time diverting the department’s resources.

One person was inside the fraternity house at the time of the fire.

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 a commercial vehicle, contact us today for a free consultation.

House Fire Victim Died Weeks After Incident

A fatality was reported from a house fire that happened in March, an April 7 news article of Fox 25 reported.

The Oklahoma City Fire Department announced on Tuesday that a person died following a March 31 house fire they responded to. That happened in the 1500 block of Southeast 47th Terrace, where they found a person lying on their front yard with serious burns. They took the person to the Baptist Burn Center to get treatment. The identity of the victim was not released.

Although no one was seriously injured in the recent residential fire in Oklahoma, the lawyers at the Abel Law Firm understand that many families have to deal with great financial loss after such an incident. If you have been the victim of an unexpected fire accident, we may be able to help you receive compensation if a defective product was the cause. Begin taking your legal action against negligent manufacturers by calling (405) 451-5157.

Man Dead After House Fire Identified

A man who died in a house fire has been identified, an April 9 news article of The Oklahoman reported.

He was identified as 57-year-old Tommy Henley Jr. after he was found with significant burns. He was taken to a burn center but later died.

Although no one was seriously injured in the recent residential fire in Oklahoma, the lawyers at the Abel Law Firm understand that many families have to deal with great financial loss after such an incident. If you have been the victim of an unexpected fire accident, we may be able to help you receive compensation if a defective product was the cause. Begin taking your legal action against negligent manufacturers by calling (405) 451-5157.

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