Firefighters extinguish house fire in S.W. Oklahoma City

OKLAHOMA CITY – Firefighters extinguished a house fire in southwest Oklahoma City.

Initial reports indicate a house in the 300 block of S.W. 66th caught fire around 1:15 p.m. Wednesday.

Firefighters were able to extinguish the fire within 20 minutes.

At this time, it is unclear how the fire started.

Officials say the home is vacant.

S.W. 66th St. between Harvey and Hudson will remain closed until fire crews can clear the scene.

Fire officials say this road closure will affect parents who are picking up their children from Parmalee Elementary.  The school is right across the street from the home that caught fire.

Parents will need to access the school off of Walker.

This is a developing story. Check back for updates.