OKLAHOMA CITY - Firefighters are battling a blaze at an apartment complex on the northwest side of the metro, Thursday afternoon.

Crews were called out to the 3-alarm fire at the Village at Stratford Apartments located near NW 122nd Street and N. Penn. Avenue.

Once on scene crews reported seeing large flames and plumes of smoke billowing from the building. Authorities tell News 9 three building are on fire. Apartment workers rushed to evacuate the buildings before firefighters arrived on scene. No injuries have been reported at this time.

The cause of the fire has not yet been determined. Wind gusts up to 45 miles per hour are making things much more difficult on fire crews.  

Authorities have shut down Highland Park Drive and Stratford Park Drive in the area while crews fight the fire.

This is a developing story.

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