The number of fires in Oklahoma as the year closed were significant. Almost everyday, you heard or read about another fire. Some days there were multiple fires. House fires, apartment fires, mobile homes, restaurant fires, businesses hit by fire, the list goes on and on. Sources such as space heaters, grease fires, fire places, electrical shortages, and many others are potentially the causes for most of these fires that occur. Whether we hear about it while watching the local news channel each day or reading the morning paper, it seems as if fires are among the most talked about topic as the last few months of the year came to a close.
Here’s a short list of the fires reported in local news: