UPDATE: Neighbors report “loud pops, large explosion” in NW OKC fire

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UPDATED 12:03 p.m.

Neighbors called 911 after hearing loud pops just before a large explosion broke out.

Fire and hazmat crews responded and tell us there is a “strange substance” inside the home.

Crews are still on scene working to find out what the “substance” is.

Officials tell us 50% of the home is damaged.

OKLAHOMA CITY – Oklahoma City fire crews have their hands full Sunday responding to multiple fires around the metro.

Fire crews responded to another house fire just after 10:55 a.m. in the 1800 block of N.W. 33rd street in Oklahoma City.

When crews arrived on scene, reported heavy flames were shooting from the back of the home.

Hazmat crews were also called to this blaze.

According to officials, the home is a one story residence.

NewsChannel 4’s Andrew Donley is on scene working to gather more information on this fire.

Just after 7:15 a.m. Oklahoma City crews responded to a three alarm church fire in the 4800 block of N. Western.

Crews worked to contain that blaze for over an hour.

In the 500 block of S.E. 34th street, a fire sparked just before 5:30 a.m., claiming the life of an Oklahoman. 




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