COPY-Altus woman dies in fire at her home

ALTUS, Okla. (AP) - Fire officials in Altus say a 66-year-old Altus woman has been killed in a fire at her home.

Fire Marshal Jerry Abbot told The Lawton Constitution ( ) that the fire appears to have started in the victim's bedroom. Abbot said the fire appears to be accidental - but an exact cause has not been determined.

The victim's name has not been released.

Abbot says firefighters were called to the fire shortly after 2 a.m. Saturday and that two other people in the home managed to safely escape the flames.

Information from: The Lawton Constitution,

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