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Tulsa Fire Department extinguishes fire in north Tulsa

Posted: 6:56 PM, Apr 29, 2018
Updated: 2018-04-30 06:14:33-04
Tulsa Fire Department battling fire in N. Tulsa
Tulsa Fire Department battling fire in N. Tulsa
Tulsa Fire Department battling fire in N. Tulsa

Tulsa Fire Department was on scene of a fire at an abandoned building next to a mobile home park in North Tulsa on Sunday, and was able to extinguish the blaze after a lengthy battle.

Thick black smoke billowing into the sky could be seen for miles near a mobile home park in the 700 block of N. Mingo Road about 6:40 p.m.

Several residents of the mobile home park evacuated as a safety precaution.

TFD Captain Stan May said flames were coming through the roof of the building when firefighters arrived, there was a partial roof collapse and the firefighters were pulled from the building to fight the blaze from the outside.

Firefighters worked diligently and the fire was put out within a couple of hours.

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