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Fire destroys Altus motel room

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Altus, Ok_An electrical fire broke out in an Altus motel room early Tuesday and destroyed it.

Firefighters were called to the Best Western near Tamarack Road and Main Street around midnight. Witnesses told dispatchers room 125 was engulfed in flames. Authorities quickly evacuated people from nearby rooms before they put out the flames. 

The Altus Fire Chief said an electrical short in a heating unit caused the blaze.

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