Team Coverage: Firefighters Continue To Battle 5-Alarm Fire At NW OKC Apt. Building
Beverly Cantrell - February 9, 2022 10:54 am
OKLAHOMA CITY – News 9
Firefighters are continuing to battle a fire at a northwest Oklahoma City apartment building Wednesday morning.
Fire crews were originally called to the fire in the 1100 block of Northwest 63rd Street after 7 p.m. Tuesday night.
The building is known as ‘The Canton At Classen Curve.”
It is an apartment building that was in development and was expected to open soon.
News 9 is live with team coverage Wednesday morning, as News 9’s Colby Thelen, Caleb Califano and Tevis Hillis are on the scene with updates.
Bob Mills SkyNews 9 is flying over the scene with the latest information as well.
The fire has been burning for over 12 hours as crews continue to handle hot spots around the building.
According to the Oklahoma City Fire Department, fire crews had a shift change around 7 a.m. Thursday as they are still on the scene battling the fire.
Heavy smoke is currently affecting the Classen Curve area, and it is advised to avoid the area as
The Canton At Classen Curve apartments
CMSWillowbrook, the company that was constructing the apartments, released the following statement:
“We are devastated at the loss of Canton at Classen Curve project. At this time, we don’t know how the fire started. The building was 369,200 square feet along with a 175,000 square foot parking garage. The building was not occupied since the building was under construction. To our knowledge, no reports of injuries have been reported. We are extremely thankful for all of our firefighters and first responders for their long hours and dedication.”