Family loses home to fire; Cause under investigation

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OKLAHOMA - A family is without a home after an early morning fire near northeast 39th and Anderson Road.

The homeowner told our crews this isn’t the first fire on her property.

Back in February, she believed two grass fires were intentionally set, making her wonder how Tuesday’s fire started.

Investigators are still trying to pinpoint the exact cause of the blaze.

A neighbor was the one to call 911.

When crews got there, the house was fully involved.

People lived in the the home, but thankfully no one was inside at the time of the fire.

"Too much loss. I just lost my husband a year-and-a-half ago. It's just been too much," said Hazel Jameson.

The home had been in Jameson's family for more than four decades - she raised her kids and grandkids in the house.

It was about a week ago when she went to stay with her daughter temporarily.

"I found a snake in the house, and I'm petrified of snakes, so I left and went to her house to stay until we could get it out," Jameson said.

Jameson said, just about four months ago, two grass fires threatened her home.

She thinks those fires were intentionally set.
Firefighters confirmed for us they did battle a couple of fires there earlier this year.

Tuesday morning, crews found a power line down, the weatherhead and meter were pulled away from the house.

"There's a possibility that the downed electrical line may had something to do with it," said David Carter, Oklahoma City Fire Dept.

For now, Jameson has faith God will guide them through this tough time.

"I know we are, we got ourselves. I've been through a lot, and he's brought me through it, so he'll get me through this," Jameson said.

Jameson was still raising some of her grandchildren in that home.

They lost everything and are in need of clothes.

She has six grandkids, four girls and two boys ages five-16.

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