TULSA, Okla. - Quick facts:
- Firefighters battled a structure fire in midtown Tulsa Tuesday.
- Officials say the fire broke out in the west end of a building near Fifth and Rockford.
- They say several buildings in the area are connected together, but the fire was mainly contained to one building there.
- The fire broke out around 1 p.m. Tuesday.
- Fire officials say they had around 75 firefighters on the scene.
- They say the building was vacant, but there were materials inside the building.
- The roof collapsed as the fire continued to burn.
- A former owner of the building told FOX23 he had sold it to a company that dealt in neon signs, but those owners reportedly sold it as well.
- The building was allegedly for lease at the time of the fire.
- Nearby business Superior Linen Service evacuated as a precaution. Normal business is set to resume Wednesday.
- The Red Cross said they responded with snacks and drinks for the firefighters.
- The fire was extinguished around 4 p.m.
- FOX23 is at the scene learning more.
500 S. Rockford pic.twitter.com/tkbqACNGRX— Tulsa Fire Dept. (@TulsaFire) August 15, 2017
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