Woman facing arson charges in Tulsa fire that injured one

Posted on Monday, August 17th, 2020 at 4:47 am    

TULSA, OK – A woman is facing arson charges related to an apartment fire Sunday that injured one man and displaced nine people in Tulsa, according to KJRH.

The fire began before 7:40 a.m. near the intersection of East 11th Street and Highway 169 at an apartment complex.

The blaze led to the injury of one man, a resident, who was burned on the arm as he escaped the building.

According to investigators, the fire was intentionally started at multiple locations by a resident, allegedly Cassia Anderson, who was found carrying lighters with her.

Anderson is facing multiple charges including first-degree arson.

A total of nine people, including two children, were displaced in the fire and are being assisted by the Red Cross.

This information is presented as a way to help keep our community safer and is not meant to be taken as legal advice. However, the Oklahoma burn injury attorneys at the Abel Law Firm have helped clients secure financial compensation for their medical bills, lost wages, and other expenses. If you or someone you love has been injured in an accident involving another vehicle, contact us today for a free consultation.


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