BIXBY, Okla. - Part of a Green Country road was closed Monday morning due to a house fire near Bixby.
161st St. South is closed between Harvard and Yale due to a house fire. pic.twitter.com/vtvowivVNc
— Tulsa County Sheriff (@TCSO) April 25, 2016
161st Street South between Harvard and Yale was shut down due to the fire that left the home completely destroyed.
Officials with the Sheriff's office say a passerby called 911 around 6 in the morning after seeing the home fully engulfed in flames.
When Bixby firefighters arrived, they found a man hanging from a tree. The Tulsa County Sheriff's Office is treating the death as a homicide. The department says all deaths they investigate are treated as homicides initially.
— Will DuPree (@willrdupree) April 25, 2016
The cause of the house fire is currently under investigation.
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