Child Severely Burned After Fire in North Tulsa

Paramedics transported a 6-year-old boy to an area hospital in critical condition Sunday after being notified that a fire erupted at a north Tulsa home.

Fire crews were sent to the 9100 block of East Oklahoma Street and discovered the child had received second degree burns on about 50 percent of his body.

Officials with the Tulsa Fire Department told KTUL that the fire originated in the kitchen. Two teens also were in the house at the time.

According to Tulsa Fire, investigators are interviewing and looking into the cause of the flash fire.

No adults were present in the home when the fire started.

Emergency paramedics originally took the child to a Tulsa hospital. He was transported to a Texas hospital for further treatment.