Elderly couple's home destroyed in fire

Published: Jul. 19, 2014 at 2:52 AM CDT|Updated: Jul. 24, 2014 at 2:36 PM CDT
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LAWTON, Okla._A fire that destroyed an elderly couple's home in south Lawton is under investigation.

Firefighters responded to the house on Southwest 13th Street, south of Lee Blvd around 7:10 p.m. after residents called 911, saying the house was on fire. The smoke could be seen for miles. Several blocks in the residential area were closed to traffic while they worked to put it out.

No one was injured in the fired, one witness said they heard an explosion and then saw flames.