OKC firefighters pull woman from four-alarm commercial fire downtown

Posted on Thursday, March 25th, 2021 at 4:46 am    

OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – A woman was pulled from a serious commercial fire Wednesday evening, shortly before the building became completely engulfed in flames.

According to News 9, emergency crews were called to the scene at about 6:3o p.m. at a warehouse within the 800 block of Northwest 4th Street.

Firefighters worked to remove bars from a window to rescue a female victim who was trapped inside the building. She was taken to a nearby hospital to be treated for unknown injuries.

It is still unclear what may have sparked 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 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 found dead after shed in Oliver Park South area catches fire

Posted on Saturday, March 6th, 2021 at 9:07 pm    

OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – A man was killed when a shed caught fire in the Oliver Park South area this morning, according to reports by KFOR and the Oklahoma City Fire Department.

The fire occurred at S Shields Boulevard and SE 44th Street at about 7:50 a.m., when a shed caught fire.

A man who lived in the shed was found dead at the scene. His identity was not immediately released.

While initially witnesses believed that a second victim may have been inside the structure, a search of the shed revealed no other people inside.

The shed was destroyed as a result of the blaze, which also caused significant damage to a nearby RV.

Bystanders at the scene reportedly tried to help hose the fire down.

Arson investigators are searching for the cause of the blaze 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 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.

 


Person hospitalized with burn injuries after home explodes in Seminole

Posted on Saturday, January 16th, 2021 at 9:59 pm    


SEMINOLE, OK – One person was airlifted to the hospital in Oklahoma City after a home caught fire in Seminole on Friday night, according to KOKH and the Seminole Fire Department.

On January 15th the Seminole Fire Department responded to multiple reports of a house that had exploded. Upon arrival…

Posted by Seminole Fire Department on Saturday, January 16, 2021

One person, whose identity has yet to be released, was pulled from the single-story home by bystanders before fire officials arrived at the scene.

The victim was airlifted to the hospital in Oklahoma City for the treatment of burn injuries of undisclosed severity.

The cause of the fire was not immediately available, though fire officials stated that leaking gas was not an issue in the neighborhood.

The blaze 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 City 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.

 


Overnight house fire in SW OKC displaces family

Posted on Thursday, December 31st, 2020 at 12:52 am    

OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – Officials with the Oklahoma City Fire Department say one family has been left without a home after an overnight fire in southwest Oklahoma City on Thursday, reports News on 6.

Firefighters responded to the fire at a home near Reno Avenue and South Mustang Road overnight Thursday. They say the fire was started by a heat lamp left by the family to keep their dog warm while they were not home.

Unfortunately, the fire could not be contained and completely destroyed the home. At this time, no injuries have been reported.

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.


No injuries reported in house fire near intersection in The Village area

Posted on Saturday, October 31st, 2020 at 9:24 pm    

OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – Multiple agencies responded to a house fire in northwest Oklahoma City this afternoon, according to News on 6.

The incident began at about 4:30 p.m. in The Village area near Lake Hefner, near N May Ave and W Britton Rd when a person reported that their coworker’s home was on fire.

Smoke was pouring from the rooftop when firefighters arrived at the scene.

Luckily, nobody was injured in the blaze, as the resident was not at home when the fire occurred.

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.

 

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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