Man hospitalized following Tulsa apartment fire

Posted on Thursday, February 18th, 2021 at 5:54 pm    

TULSA, OK – One man was rushed to the hospital after a Tulsa apartment fire early Tuesday morning.

According to Fox 23 Tulsa, the fire broke out at an apartment complex near the intersection of 13th Street and South Jackson Avenue.

Firefighters say a man was injured as he tried to put out the blaze that started while he was brushing his teeth. He suffered non-life-threatening burns to his shoulders as a result.

No other injuries were reported 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 Tulsa 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.


Multiple fire crews respond to structure fire in downtown Tulsa

Posted on Wednesday, February 17th, 2021 at 7:24 pm    

TULSA, OK – Firefighters with multiple departments in Tulsa responded to a major fire downtown Tuesday afternoon.

According to News on 6, the blaze broke out near the Marshall Brewing Company at about 1:30 p.m., at a building at the intersection of 6th Street and Utica Street.

The building sustained major damage as the roof and part of the side collapsed. The brewing company next door sustained significant smoke damage as well.

Fortunately, no injuries were reported as a result of the crash. However, it took firefighters about 5 hours to get the blaze under control.

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 Tulsa 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.


Single fatality reported after Tulsa structure fire

Posted on Thursday, February 4th, 2021 at 6:40 pm    

TULSA, OK – A man was killed following a fire at an abandoned home in Tulsa early Thursday morning.

According to Fox 23 Tulsa, firefighters were called to the scene of a two-story apartment building near the intersection of 21st Street and Riverside Drive at about 4:30 a.m.

Upon arrival, first responders discovered heavy fire and smoke engulfing the building. An unidentified man was pronounced dead at the scene. It is still unclear why he was in the building at the time of the blaze.

Investigators are working to establish an official cause of 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 Tulsa fire accident 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.


The Bros. Houligan restaurant in Tulsa damaged after fire spreads from alley to kitchen

Posted on Wednesday, December 30th, 2020 at 11:32 am    

TULSA, OK – Officials with the Tulsa Fire Department say the The Bros. Houligan restaurant near the intersection of East 15th Street and South Lewis Avenue was damaged after a fire spread from they alley to the kitchen on Tuesday morning, reports News on 6.

According to Jason Gilkison, District Chief of the Tulsa Fire Department, the fire spread to the kitchen area from the alley as the restaurant’s gas supply fueled the fire. Firefighters contained the flames by shutting off the gas, blowing out the smoke, and extinguishing hidden fires in the walls and behind kitchen equipment. The restaurant’s electricity was also shut off.

Fortunately, no injuries were reported from the fire.

Several parts of The Bros. Houligan restaurant were damaged and it is not yet clear when the restaurant will be able to reopen.

This is a developing story. If more details are released, this blog will be updated.

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 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.


Several people left without a home after Tulsa apartment fire

Posted on Friday, August 28th, 2020 at 9:00 pm    

TULSA, OK – Officials with the Tulsa Fire Department responded to an apartment fire that destroyed a number of units on Thursday.

According to News on 6, the fire occurred at an apartment complex near the intersection of 81st Street and the Riverside Parkway.

Fire investigators believe the fire was sparked as a result of a cigar or cigarette not being properly extinguished. Luckily, no injuries were reported as a result of the fire. However, several units were severely damaged by smoke and water damage.

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 accident 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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