Multiple Fires Keep OKC Crews Busy
Oklahoma City Fire crews stayed busy Friday night into Saturday, as several house fires lit up the metro. Firefighters were even called to the same street twice during the night.
The first fired started near 12000 Bluemoon Avenue just before 9 p.m. Friday. Fire crews arrived to find heavy flames burning the back of the home.
Firefighters rescued two dogs while searching the home. Fire officials a heat lamp on the back porch is believe to have sparked this fire. The lamp was being used to warm the dog's house.
Firefighters estimate damage around $130,000
Just more than an hour later, firefighters rushed to another home near 800 N.E. 5th Street. Fire crews found flames burning on the from porch. This fire was quickly brought under control. Firefighters say this was a vacant home.
Meanwhile, another fire sparked near 3200 S.W. 62nd Street. Crews reported smoke from the rear of this small, single story residence when they arrived. The fire was quickly brought under control and no victims were found inside. The cause is unknown at this time.
Finally, around 11:30 p.m. Friday, fire crews returned to the area of 12000 Bluemoon Avenue, just three doors down from the first fire. Firefighters found heavy smoke from the attic and a south wall. Investigators believe the fire started due to a melted TV cable.