Oroville Apartment Fire Injures One

Jun 13, 2014 1:12 PM by Debbie Cobb

One man is critically injured in an apartment fire in Oroville today. The fire was reported just after 9 a.m. at Oro Villa Apartment at 2733 Mitchell Avenue.
Neighbors rushed to rescue the man from his burning apartment. He was taken by helicopter to U.C. Davis Medical Center in Sacramento.

According to witnesses on the scene, three explosions could be heard and flames came shooting out the window. Fire investigators say they found an oxygen tank in the apartment. A pet dog also died in the fire.


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