Teenager Dies In Guthrie House Fire

Saturday, March 22nd 2014, 1:10 pm
By: News 9

A Guthrie house caught fire early Saturday morning, taking the life of one teenage boy.

Firefighters said a 15-year-old boy was killed in a house fire, located on E. Springer Ave. in Guthrie.

Fire Chief Eric Harlow told reporters the boy died in the fire that was reported shortly after 12:30 a.m. Saturday. Harlow said the boy's younger brother and his mother were able to escape the burning home.

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No names have been released.

Harlow said flames had broken through the roof of the home when firefighters arrived and that the three were apparently asleep when the fire started.

The state Fire Marshal's Office has been asked to help determine the cause of the fire.