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Woman gets trapped inside storage unit, lights a fire

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LAWTON, OK (KSWO) - A woman lit a Lawton storage unit on fire after getting trapped inside.

Police were called out to the storage units on Northwest Kingsbury Avenue Saturday around noon.

They say Leslie Grant noticed one of the units was unlocked, and crawled inside to take cover from oncoming bad weather, but when she couldn't get back out, she started a fire to attract attention. An employee at the storage unit site did see the smoke, and tried to open the unit with a shovel. Then called the fire department. The owner of the storage unit did not give permission for Grant to go inside. The owner told police nothing seemed missing from the unit. 

Lawton Fire Marshal's office started an arson investigation into the fire. Grant was arrested for 2nd degree burglary.

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