Down to 8 lives: Cat revived by Oklahoma City firefighters

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OKLAHOMA CITY — Oklahoma City firefighters may not have been able to save a burning building, but the life of a cat was saved Sunday morning.

OKCFD responded to a fire at the Plaza Apartments in the 8200 block of N. Rockwell just after 7 a.m.

The flames were burning in the second story, where officials say a stove was left on.


Firefighter revives a cat

When firefighters arrived, they realized two people had jumped from a second story window; one of the which had an ankle injury. Another person received minor burns and was transported for evaluation.

Firefighters also found a cat that was unresponsive. The pet was taken in and successfully revived.

The blaze completely overtook the original apartment unit and damaged another; six other units had water damage.

A total of eight families were displaced because of the fire, according to OKC Fire officials. They are reportedly being placed in other housing.

Officials say there was about $150,000 worth of damage.

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