NW OKC apartment fire extinguished by fire crews overnight

Posted on Thursday, December 24th, 2020 at 1:24 am    

OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – Fire crews extinguished an overnight fire at the Auburn Lane apartments in northwest Oklahoma city Tuesday, reports News on 9.

Authorities say the fire began in the kitchen of an apartment at the complex near Northwest 10th Street and North MacArthur Boulevard. According to fire officials, a blind elderly man was attempting to make french fries on the stove and a cabinet ignited after he left the kitchen.

Residents of the complex were evacuated Tuesday night while fire crews responded. Fortunately, the fire was contained to the kitchen and later extinguished.

At this time, no injuries have been reported.

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