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Update: Victim in Thursday’s duplex fire has died of his injuries

OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – The man who was pulled from a fire at a duplex on Thursday succumbed to his injuries later that day, according to a report by KFOR.

The victim, who was pulled from the blaze in the 1200 block of North Villa just before 10:30 a.m., was taken to the hospital after firefighters at the scene performed emergency measures on him.

Despite CPR efforts and measures to counter possible cyanide poisoning from smoke inhalation, the victim, who remains unidentified at this time, died around 5 p.m.

The fire, likely caused by an electric source, also trapped a dog that was safely rescued and returned to its owner.

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 another vehicle, contact us today for a free consultation.

 

Man in serious condition following OKC fire

OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – Firefighters pulled a severely injured man from a duplex fire in Oklahoma City late Thursday morning.

According to News 9, the blaze was reported around 10:00 a.m. close to the intersection of Northwest 11th Street and North Villa Avenue.

The fire was extinguished quickly. However, firefighters were performing advanced life-support on one man who was pulled from the duplex. No updates regarding his condition are available as of Thursday evening.

No other injuries were reported immediately following 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 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.

Injuries reported in West Oklahoma City crash

OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – Emergency services in Oklahoma City have reported injuries resulting from a crash west of downtown Thursday afternoon.

The accident occurred in the westbound lanes of I-40 West near South Meridian Avenue shortly after 3:00 p.m., according to the Oklahoma City response and accident tracker.

Officials have reported a vehicle fire resulting from the collision. Details regarding the number of vehicles involved or the severity of injuries sustained have not yet been 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 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.

Child killed, family injured in Oklahoma City home explosion

OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – One child was killed and three others hospitalized after a house exploded in Oklahoma City Thursday morning.

According to KOCO, the explosion happened within the 8000 block of Northeast 139th Street near the intersection with East Memorial Road. Officials say a family of four was inside the home at the time of the explosion.

A young girl died from her injuries at the scene. The father was rushed to a local hospital to be treated for potentially life-threatening injuries. The mother and other child sustained burns that are not expected to be life-threatening at this time.

Officials with Oklahoma’s Liquefied Petroleum Gas Administration say the explosion may have been caused by a leaking propane log-lighter that sparked.

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.

Crews battle structure fire in Northeast Oklahoma City

OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – Officials with the Oklahoma City Fire Department responded to a commercial fire northeast of downtown Sunday afternoon.

According to News 9, the blaze was reported near the intersection of East Memorial Road and U.S. Highway 77 sometime before 5:00 p.m.

Thick smoke and flames could be seen billowing from the structure as crews battled the fire. No injuries were reported as a direct result of the fire.

An investigation into the official cause of the fire remains underway.

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.

Injuries reported in Northwest Oklahoma City vehicle fire

OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – Emergency services in Northwest Oklahoma City have reported injuries resulting from a vehicle fire in a residential neighborhood Friday afternoon.

The fire was reported within the 800 block of Northwest 138th Street near the intersection with Fairhill Avenue just after 2:00 p.m. according to the Oklahoma City response and accident tracker. 

Details regarding what may have caused the blaze or the severity of injuries sustained as a result have not yet been released. We will continue to monitor this ongoing story and provide any pertinent updates as they are made 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 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.

Gas line explosion sparkes fire in Piedmont

PIEDMONT, OK – Fire and emergency services in Piedmont responded to a large fire resulting from a gas line explosion early Thursday morning.

According to KFOR, the explosion occurred near Northwest 248th Street and Piedmont Road. Witnesses say an orange glow from the fire could be seen several miles away.

The pipeline was shut down immediately following the explosion. However, grass fires proceeded to burn throughout the morning. Crews worked to evacuate the area and get the blaze under control.

No injuries have been reported as a result of the explosion or fire at this time.

This story is still developing. We will provide any pertinent updates as they are made available by officials in Piedmont.


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.

Commercial fire reported in Southeast Oklahoma City

OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – Officials with the Oklahoma City Fire Department responded to a commercial fire southeast of downtown Wednesday morning.

According to News 9, the fire erupted at the OG&E property near Interstate 240 and Interstate 35 sometime before 5:00 a.m.

No injuries have been reported as a result of the fire as of yet. However, the situation is still developing. We will provide any pertinent updates as they are released by officials in Southeast Oklahoma City.

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.

Fire tears through Oklahoma City recycling plant

OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – Officials with the Oklahoma City Fire Department responded to a blaze at a recycling plant northeast of downtown early Tuesday morning.

According to News 9, a passerby reported the blaze at Derichebourg Recycling USA near the intersection of Northeast 4th Street and North Martin Luther King Avenue sometime before 5:00 a.m.

No injuries were reported as a result of the fire. Officials believe the fuel mostly consisted of burning tires and trash.

An investigation is underway into what may have caused the blaze.

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.

Woman dead, man critically injured in Bethany house fire

BETHANY, OK – A house fire thought to be connected to domestic violence was responsible for the death of one person and the injury of another in Bethany yesterday, according to News on 6.

The incident began yesterday afternoon near the intersection of N Penial Avenue and 26th Street at about 6 p.m.

Two people were rescued from the house fire, which was contained to a single room in the home.

One of those people, a woman, died of her injuries. The other, a man, was severely injured. Their identities have not been released at this time.

Police did not reveal details about the supposed domestic violence aspect of the blaze.

Authorities expect to know more on Monday after obtaining a search warrant.

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 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.

 

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