Fire breaks out at Jenks small business, Mefford's Pay Less Trophy
12:51 PM, Nov 27, 2013
7:01 PM, Nov 27, 2013
JENKS, Okla. - A fire destroyed a 37-year-old trophy shop today.
Smoke poured from Mefford's Pay Less Trophy, located near West 115th Place near US-75 in Cal Mefford's backyard, around noon before firefighters were able to get the flames under control.
Crews had a difficult time putting out the fire due to insufficient water pressure from the only nearby hydrant in the neighborhood, but managed to douse the flames before they were able to reach any other property.
Mefford says he does not know how the fire started, but said his shop, which he opened in 1976, is a total loss.
In addition to damaged equipment, Mefford said the fire destroyed four antique vehicles he owned.
No one was injured.
Jenks investigators are still looking into how the fire started.
A few hours earlier many of the same fire crews responded to another fire at the city's Kimberly-Clark paper mill around 9 a.m. The cause of that fire has also not been determined.