Firefighters Battle Large NW OKC Apartment Fire


Saturday, July 8th 2017, 5:46 pm
By: News 9


A large apartment fire was reported Saturday in northwest Oklahoma City.

Firefighters were notified shortly before 4:15 p.m. of the fire in the 5300 block of Willow Cliff Road near NW 50 and MacArthur Boulevard.

Firefighters initially reported seeing heavy visible flames. Firefighters were able to put out the main body of the fire even with a broken water main.

The fire appeared to have started behind a refrigerator. One unit sustained heavy fire damage and at least four others sustained minor damage.

Paramedics were requested after one person complained of smoke inhalation symptoms. 

All occupants were out of the structure as firefighters battled the fire. 

Firefighters estimated the damage to $70,000. 

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