GLEN OAKS APARTMENT FIRE UPDATE

GLEN OAKS APARTMENT FIRE UPDATE

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FIREFIGHTERS SPENT MONDAY MORNING BATTLING A MAJOR BLAZE AND SUB-ZERO TEMPERATURES AT THE GLEN OAKS APARTMENTS AT 3800 GLEN OAKS BOULEVARD.

CITY FIRE MARSHALL MARK AESOPH SAYS THE FIRE WAS REPORTED JUST BEFORE 6:45AM.


OC…..THE APARTMENT. :21

FIRE CHIEF TOM EVERETT SAYS THREE PRIVATE HYDRANTS AT THE COMPLEX FAILED TO FUNCTION.

FIREFIGHTERS RAN A LINE TO A NEARBY CITY HYDRANT ON GLEN OAKS BOULEVARD AND FOUND ONE WORKING PRIVATE HYDRANT.

CHIEF EVERETT SAYS ONE FIREFIGHTER WAS INJURED:


OC…….SIGNIFICANT INJURIES :18

EVERETT SAYS THE FIRE STARTED IN APARTMENT 5 ON THE SECOND FLOOR, AND THE TWO FEMALE OCCUPANTS GOT OUT SAFELY ALONG WITH ALL THE OTHER RESIDENTS.


OC….INSPECTION SERVICES. :16

A FIREWALL IN THE BUILDING KEPT THE FIRE FROM REACHING THE OTHER 12 OTHER APARTMENTS.

THE CAUSE OF THE FIRE REMAINS UNDER INVESTIGATION.