TULSA - Tulsa firefighters say gas cans accelerated a house fire around 6:15 p.m. Sunday.
Officials say the homeowner was able to escape the blaze near 37th Street and Yale Avenue.
Investigators are still looking for the cause, but they say the garage, kitchen and north side of the house was destroyed during the fire. The rest of the home sustained heavy smoke damage.
Fire crews had to shut down Yale because the hydrant was on the opposite side of the street from the home.
Investigators estimate house suffered about $50,000 in damages.
No injuries were reported.
Copyright 2013 Scripps Media, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.
Also in the headlines
A family of four is recovering from carbon monoxide poisoning in Tulsa, EMSA officials confirmed Thursday evening.
Pictures of the first winter storm of the season, Dec. 5 and 6.
Glow Downtown holiday light tour kicked off the Christmas season with festivities at Guthrie Green, The Deco District and the BOK Center, Dec. 1
Nelson Mandela: former president of South Africa, influential public figure and human rights activist.