Fire destroys Mustang apartments


Thursday, March 20th 2008, 7:00 pm
By: News 9


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MUSTANG, Okla. -- Firefighters battled an apartment fire near Mustang Road north of Highway 152 on Thursday evening.

All of the residents made it out safely when the blaze ripped through 12 units of the Fieldstone Apartments.

Mustang firefighters said 30 mph winds quickly spread the flames. Winds One firefighter suffered a heat exhaustion while another was taken to the hospital for an arm injury.

Tabitha Ortiz was home when the fire raged through her apartment.

"It's horrible, I'm stressed out, my whole life was in that apartment," Ortiz said.

Firefighters said they would stay there all night to make sure no hotspots would flare up. Officials do not know what started the blaze.