Oklahoma City, Moore firefighters battle house fire, burn victim found at different location

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Oklahoma City and Moore fire crews at the scene of a house fire in southwest Oklahoma City. Photo from Oklahoma City Fire Department.

OKLAHOMA CITY (KFOR) – A blaze burned a community member and caused massive damage to a home in the Oklahoma City metro area.

Oklahoma City and Moore firefighters battled the blaze in the 700 block of SW 101st Street.

Fire crews were called to a one-story home at approximately 10:25 a.m. Tuesday. Smoke was visible when they arrived.

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Oklahoma City and Moore fire crews at the scene of a house fire in southwest Oklahoma City. Photo from Oklahoma City Fire Department.

“Crews quickly made it inside to extinguish the fire,” said Battalion Chief Benny Fulkerson of the Oklahoma City Fire Department.

Firefighters searched the home but did not find anyone inside. However, firefighters learned that a burn victim was at a location in the 10300 block of Casa Linda.

The incident commander sent a Moore Fire Department unit and Oklahoma City Police Department officers to check on the victim at the Casa Linda address.

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Battalion chiefs at the scene of the blaze. Photo from Oklahoma City Fire Department.

Authorities learned that the burn victim was injured at the 101st Street home.

“That patient was later transported to the hospital for further evaluation of burns to the lower extremities,” Fulkerson said.

The home’s combined structure and content value is estimated at $274,445. The fire caused an estimated loss of $150,000.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.

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