Elderly Residents Evacuated After Fire


Wednesday, March 5th 2008, 7:22 am
By: News On 6


An early Wednesday morning fire at a Tulsa housing complex forces residents out into the cold. 

The fire happened shortly after 5 a.m. at the Hewgley Terrace Apartments at 400 S. Lawton.

Hewgley Terrace is a Tulsa Housing Authority complex and residents are primarly assisted living elderly residents.

This was the second time Tulsa Fire had responded to the complex overnight. 

This fire started in a third floor apartment and spread to a next door apartment.  Two people were treated at the scene for smoke inhalation.

Records show Hewgley Terrace has around 150 residents. 

The cause of this fire remains under investigation.