Space heater ignites garage fire in Oklahoma City, residents suffer smoke inhalation

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OKLAHOMA CITY (KFOR) – Oklahoma City firefighters extinguished a garage fire that was sparked by a space heater and caused residents to suffer smoke inhalation.

Firefighters were called to the 1600 block of Southeast 51st Street at around 11:20 a.m. Saturday.

When crews arrived, they found the home’s garage in flames.

Firefighters mostly contained the blaze to the garage, but the attic sustained some damage.

Two people at the home were treated at the scene for smoke inhalation.

The Red Cross will assist the residents with recovery.

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