Both lanes of 61st temporarily closed due fire

Posted at 7:21 AM, May 12, 2016
and last updated 2016-05-12 09:20:28-04

TULSA – Flames overtook a house overnight causing significant damage, as per fire officials.

Tulsa firefighters were called to East 61st Street to battle flames at what appeared to be a vacant home.

Because of the fire, crews were forced to shut down 61st in both directions between Trenton and Troost. Later both lanes were reopened.

Right now, fire crews are trying to determine the cause of the fire.