Crews battle structure fire in Northeast Oklahoma City

Posted on Tuesday, September 22nd, 2020 at 9:13 pm    

OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – Officials with the Oklahoma City Fire Department responded to a commercial fire northeast of downtown Sunday afternoon.

According to News 9, the blaze was reported near the intersection of East Memorial Road and U.S. Highway 77 sometime before 5:00 p.m.

Thick smoke and flames could be seen billowing from the structure as crews battled the fire. No injuries were reported as a direct result of the fire.

An investigation into the official cause of the fire remains underway.

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.


Fire tears through Oklahoma City recycling plant

Posted on Tuesday, September 15th, 2020 at 8:59 pm    

OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – Officials with the Oklahoma City Fire Department responded to a blaze at a recycling plant northeast of downtown early Tuesday morning.

According to News 9, a passerby reported the blaze at Derichebourg Recycling USA near the intersection of Northeast 4th Street and North Martin Luther King Avenue sometime before 5:00 a.m.

No injuries were reported as a result of the fire. Officials believe the fuel mostly consisted of burning tires and trash.

An investigation is underway into what may have caused 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 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.


Early morning house fire reported in Oklahoma City

Posted on Tuesday, September 1st, 2020 at 6:42 pm    

OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – Officials with the Oklahoma City Fire Department responded to a residential fire northwest of downtown early Tuesday morning.

According to KFOR, the fire was reported at about 6:20 a.m. near the intersection of Northwest 33rd Street and Villa Avenue.

Firefighters noticed flames spewing from the attic of the home and began working to extinguish the blaze. The fire was put out shortly after their arrival.

Details regarding the cause of the fire or if any injuries were sustained as a result have yet to be released.

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.


Fire crews respond to Oklahoma City gas station fire

Posted on Thursday, August 27th, 2020 at 9:33 pm    

OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – Officials with the Oklahoma City Fire Department responded to a fire that caused significant damage to a gas station early Thursday morning.

According to KFOR, the fire erupted at a gas station within the 4600 block of Northeast 23rd Street shortly after 2:00 a.m.

Fire officials responded to initial reports of smoke coming from the building. They were able to quickly put out the fire. However, the building had sustained an estimated $60,000 worth of damage to the structure and contents.

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.


Large fire damages Oklahoma City apartment complex

Posted on Wednesday, August 26th, 2020 at 1:01 am    

OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – Officials with the Oklahoma City Fire Department were called to a large fire at an apartment complex near downtown Oklahoma City Saturday evening.

According to KFOR, the three-alarm fire was reported just before 8:00 p.m. at the Lakewood Estates Apartments near the intersection of Wilshire Boulevard and Lyrewood Lane.

Upon their arrival on the scene, firefighters believed the flames were too strong and they were not able to enter the building to scan for people who had been trapped.

Once the blaze was under control, officials did a rescue sweep of the building. Luckily no people were injured as a result of the fire. Although, one pet had died in the blaze.

An investigation into the cause of the fire is still ongoing as of Tuesday evening.

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.


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.


Officials battle fire near Oklahoma City University

Posted on Thursday, August 13th, 2020 at 3:25 am    

OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – Officials with the Oklahoma City Fire Department responded to the call of a fire near downtown late Sunday afternoon.

According to News 9, the fire erupted at a home within a residential neighborhood near the intersection of Northwest 23rd Street and North Pennsylvania Avenue sometime before 5:00 p.m.

Officials believe a pile of garbage in the backyard of the home somehow caught fire causing the blaze to spread. Luckily, no one was in the home at the time.

Firefighters were able to extinguish the fire shortly after their arrival on the scene. Details regarding how much damage the home sustained as a result have not yet been released.

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.


Late night fire damages abandoned OKC church

Posted on Tuesday, August 4th, 2020 at 12:46 am    

OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – Fire Authorities in Oklahoma City are investigating the cause of a late-night blaze at an abandoned church southeast of downtown Sunday night.

According to KFOR, the fire was reported at about 10:00 p.m. near the intersection of Southeast 59th Street and Eastern Avenue. The fire began on the second floor of the church, making extinguishing the blaze a challenge.

Firefighters were forced to cut holes into the roof of the building allowing the smoke to bellow out before proceeding. The two-alarm fire has since been extinguished with no injuries reported as a result.

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.

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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