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Update: Fire crews extinguish house fire in N.E. Oklahoma City

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OKLAHOMA CITY – Fire crews extinguished a house fire in northeast Oklahoma City Tuesday afternoon.

Initial reports indicate a house in the 1900 block of N.E. 26th street caught fire around 1:40 p.m.

After about 20 minutes, fire crews were able to knock the fire down.

Officials say a woman was home at the time of the fire and was awakened by her smoke alarm.

She was able to make it outside safely.

Firefighters recovered three cats from inside the home.

Crews attempted to resuscitate the pets, but were unsuccessful.

According to Public Information Officer Benny Fulkerson, damage to the home is estimated to be nearly $30,000.