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Flames and smoke tore through a NW Lawton home

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LAWTON,Okla_Fire investigators say flames and smoke tore through a Northwest Lawton home after items that were too close to an electric space heater caught on fire. 

It happened at a home near 43rd Street and Pollard shortly before 4p.m. There were three people in the home when the fire ignited. They all made it out safely. 

 

The fire spread to the attic before firefighters were able to extinguish the blaze. It's estimated there is upwards of $50,000 in damages. 

The Red Cross is assisting the family in finding a place to stay. 

 

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