Oklahoma City firefighters rushed to the Grouse Run Apartments on the 2400 block of N.W. 122nd around 2 a.m. Firefighters had to race to get him out of the apartment. When they found him, he was unresponsive and lying face down in one of the bedrooms.
Firefighters worked to revive him and he was eventually transported to Integris Baptist Hospital. It’s not clear what condition he is in right now. He was being treated for smoke inhalation and not for burns.
As for the fire, it appears to have started in the kitchen. Investigators are trying to find out if there were working smoke detectors in the unit.
The investigators are trying to figure out what started the fire. The fire caused about $5,000 damage.
Curt Isakson is a 35 year veteran of the fire service. Curt is currently a Battalion Chief for Escambia County Fire Rescue. Previously worked 9 years with the Pensacola Fire Department where he was assigned as the Company Officer on Rescue 31. Curt’s fire service experiences started at a young age as a Junior firefighter with the Midway Fire Protection District and rose through the ranks to Captain. He has worked in volunteer, career, and combination departments.
Curt has held all ranks up to Battalion Chief and been assigned to operations, training, inspections, and was Chief of Special Operations for 7 years. Curt owns and operates County Fire Tactics that covers a very diverse range of fire service topics, as well as Firefighter Rescues, a site that documents rescues made by firefighters around the country.
He has annual contracts with numerous departments to provide standardized monthly training for these departments that respond daily together under an automatic aid agreement. Curt teaches nationally to include; FDIC, Firehouse Expo, Firehouse World, Orlando Fire Conference, Atlanta Fire Conference, Bowling Green State University, and owns/operates the annual HROC, COBC, WOTF, CFT ODP on Pensacola Beach. He is a Florida Certified Fire Officer, Instructor, Inspector, Arson, and FLUSAR.