4th Of July Busy Day For Oklahoma City Firefighters


Tuesday, July 5th 2016, 11:48 am
By: News 9


Oklahoma City firefighters responded to multiple fireworks-related incidents during the 4th of July celebrations.

According to the fire department, between 9:24 p.m. Monday and 2:34 a.m. Tuesday, firefighters responded to 30 emergency calls. The majority, if not all, of these incidents were directly related to fireworks.

  • 9:24 pm – Burn Complaint – NW. 164th and May Ave.
  • 9:33 pm – Grass Fire – 1100 block of NE. 26th
  • 9:39 pm – Grass Fire – 2200 block of NE. 16th Ter.
  • 9:41 pm – Grass Fire – 6700 block of NE. 71st
  • 9:42 pm – Grass Fire – 16500 block of Canyonwood Ln.
  • 9:47 pm – Grass Fire – SW. 89 / I-44
  • 9:49 pm – Grass Fire – 11400 block of NW. 131st
  • 9:51 pm – Grass Fire – 10700 block of N. Western
  • 9:52 pm – Check Ext. Fire – NW. 166th / Canyonwood Ln.
  • 10:05 pm – Trash Fire (dumpster) – 200 block of SW. 43rd
  • 10:11 pm – Trash Fire – 7000 block of S. Walker
  • 10:22 pm – Trash Fire – 3100 block SW. 74th
  • 10:28 pm – Grass Fire – SW. 59th and Mustang Rd.
  • 10:47 pm – Trash Fire – SW. 59th and Agnew
  • 11:02 pm – Grass Fire – I-44 and Kelley
  • 11:03 pm – Grass Fire – SW. 29th and Sara
  • 11:04 pm – Grass Fire – SW. 15th and County Line
  • 11:09 pm – Burn Complaint – 1800 block of NW. 172nd
  • 11:10 pm – Fireworks (fireworks hitting house) – 2300 block of SE. 9th
  • 11:29 pm – Grass Fire – 14500 block of N. Bryant
  • 11:53 pm – Vehicle Fire – 10600 block of SW 33rd Ter.
  • 11:59 pm – Grass Fire – 5700 block of Evanbrook Ter.
  • 12:03 am – Trash Fire – 7000 block of S. Walker
  • 12:05 am – Check Extinguished Fire – I-44 and Broadway Extension
  • 12:14 am – Burn Complaint – 4100 block of Park Lane
  • 12:28 am – Trash Fire (dumpster) – 2800 block of SW. Grand Blvd.
  • 1:12 am – Burn Complaint – 2100 block of SE. 56th
  • 1:20 am – House Fire – 12000 block of Sagamore Ln. (Fire began in dumpster and spread to home)
  • 1:53 am – Trash Fire – NE. 23rd and Bartell
  • 2:34 am – Trash Fire – 2500 block of SW. 57th

Fire officials said all of these fires involved consumer-grade fireworks used by novices. No fires were reported at the professionally-hosted fireworks displays in Oklahoma City.