UPDATE: House fire victim dies of her injuries
LAWTON, Okla. (KSWO) - The Lawton Fire Department says a woman taken to the hospital from a house fire last week has died from her injuries.
Lea Yourist has been identified as the victim. Officials say she passed away on Tuesday night.
Firefighters were called to the home at 2205 NW Pollard around 10 p.m. on November 17 where people were reportedly trapped inside.
Crews found Yourist in the home and she was taken by ambulance to the hospital with “significant burns.”
The Lawton Fire Marshal’s office said they don’t feel the fire is suspicious but are still gathering information. At this time, they say the cause is undetermined until more details are known.
Fire Marshal Heath Want also said in an email statement that the thoughts and prayers are with the family.
The story was updated with information from the Fire Marshal’s office.
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