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9:07 am
Thu October 24, 2013

Man Arrested After Tulsa Piggly Wiggly Fire

The closed Piggly Wiggly supermarket on East Admiral following this morning's fire.
Credit KWGS News

A man is arrested after being rescued from a long closed Tulsa supermarket. The ordeal happened this morning at the Piggly Wiggly grocery store at 3700 East Admiral.

A passerby noticed smoke coming from the building around 4:30 this morning and called the fire department. Fire fighters did a search of the building and found a man trapped inside. The man was rescued from the burning building and the fire was put out.

The man, a transient, was taken into custody for trespassing and for starting a fire. On the way to the jail, the man came combative and additional officers were called to subdue him.