• Officials investigate at least 7 west Tulsa fires as arson

    By: JJ Burton , Hector Mejia


    TULSA, Okla. - Quick Facts:

    • At least 7 fires broke out in west Tulsa Wednesday night.
    • Firefighters say fires broke out at an abandoned house and a church near 61st West Avenue and West Seventh Street after 9 p.m.
    • Additional fires were reported, for a total of 5 buildings and 1 car; a seventh fire was reported in a dumpster
    • Investigators believe the fires are the work of an arsonist.
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    Officials are investigating a string of fires, believed to be arson, this week in Tulsa.

    They’re trying to track down a person of interest after seven fires were started in the same west Tulsa neighborhood on Wednesday night.

    It all happened at four vacant homes, one church, a car and a dumpster near 61st West Avenue and Charles Page Boulevard.

    Two firefighters were injured while fighting back the flames.

    FOX23 will continue to follow this story.

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