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Oshkosh man falls asleep while smoking; causes apartment fire

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OSHKOSH, WI (WTAQ) - Oshkosh police say a man started an apartment fire after falling asleep while smoking a cigarette.

Fire crews get the call just after 3 a.m. Friday to a complext in the 1300 block of Clayton Court. 

Everyone in the complex got out safely, and the fire didn't spread beyond the apartment where it started. Other residents were able to return to their apartments around 5:30 a.m.

The 28-year-old man has been referred to the district attorney's office for possible charges.

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