UPDATE: House fire in Lawton claims lives of pets

UPDATE: House fire in Lawton claims life of pets

LAWTON, Okla. (TNN) -


The two cats, dog, and bird who were injured in the Dorchester house fire have passed away.

Fire crews say when they arrived on scene at Southeast Dorchester around 4 a.m., they saw flames coming through the roof of the back of the home.

Firefighters were able to get the fire contained to the back room.

Officials say two people and two dogs that were inside at the time of the fire were able to make it out safely while the other pets did not.

It’s not clear what caused the fire.

Original Story

Lawton fire crews were called to a house fire in the 42-hundred block of Dorchester around 3:15 a.m. Wednesday Morning.

When we arrived on scene smoke could be seen coming from the northeast side of the home. A couple of pets were injured in the fire, as were two cats and two birds that were likely not going to make it. However, a dog could be seen lifting its head up in the front yard as L-F-D crews were attending to it.

It’s unknown if anyone was inside the home. You can count on 7News to keep you updated when we learn more.

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