Fire destroys car & car port in Lawton

Published: Aug. 13, 2014 at 9:18 AM CDT|Updated: Aug. 19, 2014 at 1:47 PM CDT
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Lawton- A car was destroyed Tuesday after a late night fire in Lawton.

It happened just before midnight on Southwest 6th Street near Pennsylvania Avenue. The car and the car port were both engulfed in flames before firefighters got there. Investigators say the fire started in the car. They also say the home next to the car port was not damaged and no one was home at the time.

An official cause has not been determined but fire officials say the blaze was likely sparked due to an electrical problem.