Crews find two fires inside Oklahoma City home; arson detectives investigating

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OKLAHOMA CITY - Arson investigators are looking into a suspicious fire at a duplex early Monday morning in southeast Oklahoma City.

It was just after 6 a.m. Monday morning, when firefighters raced to a neighborhood in Oklahoma City after neighbors were worried someone may be trapped inside the burning building.

"They got in there, did a quick search. Nobody was home," said Battalion Chief Greg Lindsay  with the Oklahoma City Fire Department.

Crews arrived just in time to prevent the blaze from spreading to neighboring units, including the family next door.

"Most of the fire was in this front bedroom and, since it's a duplex and divided in half initially, the half on the other side wasn't damaged at all," Lindsay said.

Neighbors told NewsChannel 4 a father and son lived in the unit where the fires started.

Now, investigators are working to determine if the fire was intentional.

"Once we got inside, we found two separate places where the fire had started," Lindsay said.

Officials said there’s about 25 percent damage to the building.

The American Red Cross was on scene checking on the family next door to the damaged unit.

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