Family escapes burning southwest OKC home

Posted on: 2:05 pm, March 25, 2013, by and , updated on: 02:51pm, March 25, 2013

OKLAHOMA CITY – Nine people, including several handicapped adults and a 3-month-old baby, are safe after escaping an early morning house fire.

It’s a surprise anyone got out of the charred home alive on the 3300 block of S.W. 26th St. near Independence Ave.

Authorities said the fire devoured the family’s home and spread to the house next door.

It damaged the neighbor’s bathroom and attic.

Two dogs also escaped the fire.

Crews said smoke detectors were not in use.

Investigators are working to determine the cause of the fire.