Infant killed in fatal fire in north Tulsa apartment complex; total of 4 children in apartment


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TULSA, Oklahoma — Police in Tulsa say an 11-month-old girl has died from injuries sustained in a fire at a north Tulsa apartment complex.

The Tulsa World reports ( ) that the girl died following a fire around 1:45 a.m. Cpl. Kevin Warne says the girl had been hospitalized in critical condition at a nearby hospital, and that a 3-year-old was also briefly hospitalized for observation.

Warne says four children, including the 11-month-old and 3-year-old, were home alone at the time of the fire, and the three older ones made it safely out of the unit. Detective Paula Maker says the infant died just after 6:30 a.m. and that the blaze appeared to be contained to one apartment unit.

Police did not identify the young victim. The cause of the fire is under investigation.

Information from: Tulsa World,

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