Fire in Former Oklahoma City High-Rise Jail

Fire located on the sixth floor

 

 

OKLAHOMA CITY (KFOR) – Oklahoma City fire crews are on scene of a high-rise fire in the old city jail near Robert S Kerr and Shartel.

Police called it in at about 9:45 p.m. When crews arrived, there wasn’t very much smoke on floors one through five, but they reported a lot of smoke on the sixth floor. They discovered the fire in a concrete room on the sixth floor full of computers, cameras and other plastic. The burning materials created a lot of smoke and heat for firefighters to contend with, but they were able to extinguish it quickly.

The building is owned by the city and currently sits vacant. Firefighters searched but could not located anyone inside. No one was reported injured.

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Fire located on the sixth floor     OKLAHOMA CITY (KFOR) – Oklahoma City fire crews are on scene of a high-rise fire in the old city jail near Robert S Kerr and Shartel. Police called it in at about 9:45 p.m. When crews arrived, there wasn’t very much smoke on floors one through five, […]

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