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Five-alarm fire consumes unfinished northside luxury apartment complex

A massive luxury apartment complex on the north side went up in flames Tuesday night from a rare five-alarm fire.

Early morning fire claims empty church building in Edgemere neighborhood

A vacant church building on the line between the Edgemere and Jefferson Park neighborhoods partially burned in a midnight two-alarm fire.
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Fireworks cause dumpster and house fires in OKC over holiday weekend

Discarded fireworks was the dominant cause of a large number of dumpster fires and house fires over the 4th of July weekend.
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Three-alarm Apartment fire in downtown OKC destroys 12 units

Monday afternoon fire destroyed 12 apartment units and resulted in smoke damage for more according to Oklahoma City Fire Dept. officials.
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COVID death hits OKC Fire Department day before vaccines arrive

The Oklahoma City Fire Dept received 500 doses of Moderna vaccines and started injections on Christmas Day after the loss of Maj. Andy Davis.
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Baez trades firefighter gear for phone, computer to recruit next generation

Lt. Miguel Baez has traded in his protective "turnout" gear and firefighters helmet for a telephone and computer as a recruiters for OKCFD.
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OKC firefighters return from quarantine as one goes to hospital for COVID

Some OKC firefighters have returned to duty from quarantine as other continue to sit out their 14 days. But, one of the ten infected is now hospitalized.
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Fourth of July holiday kept Okla City Fire Dept busy

The Oklahoma City Fire Department responded to around 260 emergency calls on the Fourth of July, and among those, there were more fire calls...
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Elemental Coffee customers confident, joking after roaster fire

Customers at Elemental Coffee, 815 N. Hudson, had some excitement on what would have been a sleepy afternoon when the roaster developed an internal...
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Okla City Fire Department graduates 54 recruits, assigns them to stations

Friday was graduation day for the 54 recruits of Oklahoma City Fire Department's Class 2017-3. But it didn’t mean the hard demands were over. “Every...