Fire crews battle third alarm fire in OKC

Local

Fire crews on the scene of the fire near N MLK Avenue and JW Simmons Boulevard.

UPDATE:

The Oklahoma City Fire Department received the call around 10:18 a.m. Sunday.

Crews arrived to find a vacant building in flames. The building was previously a furniture warehouse.

Oklahoma City Police Department officers were called in to assist with traffic management as the smoke spread down MLK and 10th.

Crews initially attempted an interior attack, but due to the intensity of the fire, had to use aerial ladders to battle the flames from the outside.

One firefighter sustained a minor injury in the form of a first-degree burn on his forehead from the flames. He was treated on scene and returned to work the fire.

The cause of the fire remains under investigation.

ORIGINAL STORY:

OKLAHOMA CITY (KFOR) – Firefighters are working a third alarm commercial fire near N Martin Luther King Avenue and JW Simmons Boulevard.

There are currently no details on injuries or a cause of the fire.

Stay with KFOR as this story develops.

Latest Stories

Copyright 2021 Nexstar Media Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.

Latest News

More News

National News

More National

Washington D.C.

More Washington

Your Local Election HQ

More Your Local Election HQ

Daily Oklahoma Coronavirus Data

Contact In Your Corner Team

Latest News

More News

SCAN ME: KFOR App QR Code

image of QR Code

KFOR Digital Originals

More Digital Original

Popular

Follow @KFOR on Twitter

Border Report

More Border Report