Five-alarm apartment complex fire in Oklahoma City ruled accidental

Authorities have determined that a five-alarm fire that engulfed a northwest Oklahoma City apartment complex earlier this year was accidental. | MORE | Oklahoma firefighters fly over apartment complex fire with Sky 5The apartment complex in Canton near Northwest 63rd Street and Western Avenue caught fire around 6:30 p.m. on February 8. The flames spread through parts of the nearly 375,000 square foot apartment complex, which was still under construction. Oklahoma City Fire Department crews spent the next three days extinguishing the fire and remaining hot spots. A report says the incident is the largest known commercial fire in Oklahoma City’s history. The building was a total loss and authorities reported no civilian injuries. An investigation determined that the Canton apartment complex complied with all applicable fire codes for the phase of construction it was in, and the complex had permits issued to complete the work. Authorities have classified the cause of the fire as accidental. Click here to read the Oklahoma City Fire Department’s full report.

Authorities have determined that a five-alarm fire that engulfed a northwest Oklahoma City apartment complex earlier this year was accidental.

| MORE | Oklahoma firefighters fly over apartment complex fire with Sky 5

The Canton apartment complex near Northwest 63rd Street and Western Avenue caught fire around 6:30 p.m. on February 8. The flames spread through parts of the nearly 375,000 square foot apartment complex, which was still under construction.

Oklahoma City Fire Department crews spent the next three days extinguishing the fire and remaining hot spots. A report says the incident is the largest known commercial fire in Oklahoma City’s history.

The building was a total loss and authorities reported no civilian injuries.

An investigation determined that the Canton apartment complex complied with all applicable fire codes for the phase of construction it was in, and the complex had permits issued to complete the work.

Authorities classified the cause of the fire as accidental.

Click here to read the Oklahoma City Fire Department’s full report.

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