UPDATE: Extensive damage reported in early morning house fire

Published: Nov. 23, 2021 at 7:20 AM CST
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LAWTON, Okla. (KSWO) - UPDATE 11:24 A.M.: A fire that broke out in a vacant house is under investigation.

According to the Lawton Fire Department, around 6:20 Tuesday morning, the fire broke out at a home on NW Liberty.

Crews got there to find a large amount of smoke coming from all four sides of the home.

They were able to remove the exterior cladding to get to the fire in the attic and cut a hole in the roof to allow trapped heat and smoke to get out.

There was damage to the attic space and fire and smoke damage throughout the home.

According to the fire department, the home was vacant at the time and no one was hurt in the fire..

The Fire Marshal’s office is investigating.

The original story can be found below.


ORIGINAL STORY 7:20 A.M.: Lawton fire crews were called to the scene of a house fire in the 3100 block of Northwest Liberty avenue.

The call came in just after 6:15 Tuesday morning. You can see on your screen and as we captured live on Good Morning Texoma this morning how bad the fire was burning through the roof of the house.

Information is limited at this time but you can count on your 7News team to keep you updated as we learn more.

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