Woman, Dog Escape Burning SE OKC Home


Thursday, March 19th 2015, 8:24 am
By: News 9


A woman in southeast Oklahoma City, is now looking for a new place to live after a fire destroyed her home.

It happened on the 13800 block of S.E. 119th, south of Interstate 40.

According to the fire department, the woman called 911 after her dog woke her up around 3 a.m. Thursday. Both were able escape the burning home without injuries.

The woman's house however has about $100,000 damage. Even the roof collapsed.

Fire investigators believe the fire could have started in the utility room, but do not know why it started.

Because there are no hydrants in this neighborhood, fire crews had to truck in water.