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

Posted on Tuesday, December 29th, 2020 at 9:20 am    

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.

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