Salvage yard catches fire after power lines down in Southwest Oklahoma City

Posted on Saturday, August 22nd, 2020 at 2:25 am    

OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – Officials with the Oklahoma City Fire Department responded to a reported electrical fire southwest of downtown Friday afternoon.

According to News on 6, fire officials were called to the scene at a vehicle salvage yard near the intersection of Newcastle Road and Southwest 44th Street.

Authorities believe the fire was a direct result of downed power lines in the area. A number of vehicles in the salvage yard were damaged when the power lines went down. Fortunately, no one was injured as a result 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 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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