Oshkosh Building Fire Caused by Unattended Cooking
The Oshkosh Fire Department is pointing to unattended
cooking as the cause behind a building fire along
officials ruled the cause as accidental and did not release further details.
Two people were injured during the fire – and they remain in a
second degree burns and another suffered from smoke inhalation.
show the building – which housed six apartments and a salon – was built in
1920. Firefighters say the rubber roof on the structure made it extremely
flammable, which gave them problems as they worked to put it out.
started around 1:15am and was finally under control by 5:30am. Streets in the
surrounding area were closed to traffic for about 12 hours.