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Lawton car explosion

Lawton_A vehicle that had not been driven for a few days caused an explosion on Thursday morning may have scared some Lawton residents as a car in the 1800 Block of Baldwin caught fire. One of the tires exploded and startled neighbors, while other neighbors thought the noise came from Fort Sill.

One of the residents thought it was an artillery shell and didn't worry, but it was a tire exploding that caught another on fire. Eventually, two houses were damaged by the flames.

Residents of both houses made it to safety with her baby and then called the fire department. The fire marshal is investigating the incident.

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