1 dead after house fire in Midwest City

Posted at 10:46 AM, Feb 14, 2016
and last updated 2016-02-14 11:46:49-05

MIDWEST CITY, Okla. (AP) -- Firefighters say one person was found dead following a house fire in Midwest City.

Firefighter David Richardson told reporters that the fire was reported by a neighbor about 3 a.m. and the fire was brought under control within 20 minutes.

A man was then found dead as firefighters searched the home. Richardson the neighbor tried to wake the victim by knocking on windows, but received no response.

The victim's name and a suspected cause of the fire were not immediately released.

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