2 children, 1 adult in critical condition following house fire in N.W. Oklahoma City
OKLAHOMA CITY – Two children and one adult are in critical condition following a house fire in northwest Oklahoma City.
Firefighters were called to a house fire around 6:45 a.m. near N.W. 1st and Kentucky.
“When fire crews arrived, we had heavy flames coming out of the front of the house. We also had reports of multiple victims inside,” Mark Walker, the Deputy Chief of Operations for the OCFD, said.
Eight people were inside the home at the time of the fire.
Officials say two children and one adult were critically injured in the fire. They were transported to a local hospital for treatment.
Three other people were transported to the hospital – one children and one adult; however, officials say those people are not in critical condition.
Two other adults were also injured in the fire; however, officials say those adults refused treatment.
No word on what started the fire at this time.
Officials said there were no working smoke alarms inside the home.