• Copper theft leads to dangerous transformer fire in west Tulsa

    By: Amber Hughes


    TULSA, Okla. - Quick Facts:

    • Firefighters responded to a fire in west Tulsa early Tuesday morning.
    • Tulsa firefighters put out the building fire on Charles Page Boulevard and South 33rd West Avenue before 11 a.m.
    • Officials say the fire started when copper thieves used a welding blow torch on a transformer.
    • Hazmat crews worked the scene due to potential carcinogens released from the fire.
    • This is a developing story. DOWNLOAD the FOX23 News app for updates sent to your phone

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