Firefighters battle apartment complex fire in OKC

Posted on Wednesday, March 2nd, 2022 at 6:28 am    

OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – Crews responded to an apartment fire in South OKC Tuesday afternoon, reports News9.

The blaze started at an apartment building in the 4900 block of South Walker Street. One unit was a complete loss while two others sustained smoke damage.

No injuries have been reported due to the fires 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.


1 killed in Lincoln Co. house fire, under investigation

Posted on Friday, February 25th, 2022 at 4:01 am    

LINCOLN COUNTY, OK – A person was killed when a mobile home caught fire near Harrah overnight on Thursday, reports News9.

A single-wide mobile home was burning when emergency crews arrived at the intersection of Britton Road and County Road 3310.

A 62-year-old man was found deceased near the entrance of the home.

The victim’s sister was at the scene and had escaped the home before it was engulfed in flames. She said a couch was on fire and the two were attempting to put it out before the blaze got out of control.

The cause of the fire remains under investigation 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 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.

Grass fire in west OKC burns 10 cars, 3 hospitalized

Posted on Wednesday, February 23rd, 2022 at 11:31 pm    

OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – A grass fire spread to a parking lot and burned 10 vehicles, injuring several people in west OKC on Monday.

According to KFOR, the grass fire spread to a Chick-fil-A parking lot near I-40 and MacArthur Boulevard. Crews responded to the scene and put out 10 vehicle fires. All the vehicles were owned by Chick-fil-A employees.

13 people were evaluated for smoke inhalation with three of them needing to be hospitalized.

The incident 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 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 dead from injuries after Lawton house fire last week

Posted on Friday, February 18th, 2022 at 5:27 am    

LAWTON, OK – A man has died after being hospitalized with injuries from a house fire in Lawton that happened Feb. 11, reports KSWO.

The house fire was on SW East Avenue last week in an OKC neighborhood.

Emergency crews found Michael Wayne Kinley in the home and transported him to Baptist Burn Center.

Kinley has since died from his injuries.

Authorities are 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 burn 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.


Fiery explosion injures 2 at Oklahoma tank battery

Posted on Thursday, February 3rd, 2022 at 3:57 am    

OKARCHE, OK – Two contracted employees were injured after a fire led to an explosion at a central Oklahoma oil tank battery on Mon. Jan. 24.

The incident happened at one of Devon Energy’s oil well pads in Okarche, reports KXII.

The workers were cleaning machinery not in use when the fire started. They were transported to an area hospital for injuries, although their conditions were not disclosed.

The cause of the explosion is not known 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 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.


Explosion at oil site injures 2 workers

Posted on Wednesday, January 26th, 2022 at 1:19 pm    

OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – Two workers were injured following an explosion at an oil site on Monday, KFOR reports.

The incident happened at a site owned by Devon Energy near Okarche as two contractors were cleaning a piece of equipment.

Authorities have not released the names or the current condition of the two workers injured in the blast. The cause of the fire is 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 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.


Fire crews respond to tank battery explosion

Posted on Friday, January 21st, 2022 at 1:09 pm    

TOMAS, OK – A person was injured when a tank battery exploded Thursday, according to KOKO.

First responders transported the victim to a hospital in Oklahoma City. Their current condition is unknown.

Precisely when and where the explosion took place is unknown.

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, contact us today for a free consultation.

Man killed in early-morning house fire on NW 32nd St

Posted on Sunday, January 9th, 2022 at 10:28 pm    

OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – One person was killed in an early-morning house fire on NW 32nd Street in Oklahoma City yesterday, according to information from KOCO News.

The fire occurred at a single-story residence in the 4900 block of NW 32nd Street at 1:27 a.m.

The victim, who was identified only as a male, was found within the burning residence by emergency crews. Despite the use of life-saving measures, he was later pronounced dead.

The fire remains under investigation at this time. No working smoke detectors were located in the residence.

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.

 


Apartment fire injures 1 person near Briarwood Estates

Posted on Tuesday, December 21st, 2021 at 1:49 pm    

OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – A person was hurt in an apartment fire near Rockwell Ave and Melrose Ln Monday, KFOR reports.

Firefighters responded to the blaze around 11 a.m. One person suffered smoke inhalation and had burns on their hands. Their current condition is unclear.

Authorities are 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 burn injury 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 apartment fire, contact us today for a free consultation.


Firefighter hospitalized after fighting double house fire in NW OKC

Posted on Sunday, October 10th, 2021 at 9:44 pm    

OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – A firefighter was taken to the hospital after battling a fire that spread to two homes in northwestern Oklahoma City on Friday night, according to KOCO News.

The fire started at a home on NW 32nd Street at about 7 p.m., then spread to the neighboring house.

The first home was almost entirely destroyed in the blaze, while the second home will be able to be repaired.

A firefighter was taken to the hospital after suffering heat exhaustion injuries. He is expected to recover.

The cause of the blaze remains under investigation 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 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.

 

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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