Ember Sparks Second Tulsa Apartment Fire

Thursday, March 12th 2009, 7:33 am
By: News On 6


TULSA, OK --  Tulsa Fire officials believe a smoldering ember sparked another fire at a Tulsa apartment complex damaged by fire on Tuesday.   

For the second time this week, Tulsa firefighters were dispatched to the Royal Arms Apartments at 5116 South Norfolk.

Tulsa Fire Captain Michael Baker says at about 2:45 a.m. Thursday, firefighters arrived to find flames coming from a second floor apartment.   

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This latest fire was located in a building just north of where Tuesday's fire took place.   

Firefighters were quick to bring this second fire under control.

Four units from this fire were damaged.  Two apartments upstairs sustained fire damage and two downstairs apartments suffered smoke and water damage.

Baker says none of these apartments were occupied at the time of the fire.

Damage was estimated at $25,000.

No one was injured in Thursday's fire.