OKLAHOMA CITY – Fire crews were called to a building near the OU Medical Center after a bucket filled with rags spontaneously combusted.
Authorities were called to the OU Service Center near Lincoln Blvd. and the OU Medical Center just after 3 a.m. on Friday.
According to fire crews, a small fire sparked inside a paint booth where someone was staining doors on Thursday.
Investigators say the discarded rags, covered in stain, were thrown into a bucket.
That bucket suddenly burst into flames, filling the paint booth with smoke.
OU police saw the flames and were able to put them out before crews arrived, using a fire extinguisher.
No word yet on how much damage it caused.