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Man taken to hospital after fire at home on Lake Tenkiller, woman found dead

Posted at 12:14 PM, Feb 02, 2018
and last updated 2018-02-02 23:05:30-05

UPDATE - The Cherokee County Sheriff's Office has identified the woman who died in Friday morning's explosion that led to a fire as 65-year-old Helen Yost of Keys, Okla.

PARK HILL, Okla. -- A woman died and a man was taken to the hospital after a fire at a home on Lake Tenkiller on Friday.

The fire is near 28506 Highway 82, 10 miles south of Tahlequah.  Officials said there was an explosion at a house in the area, which led to the fire. 

A man at the house was flown to a hospital. Officials said they located a female victim who died in the fire.

The Keys, Cookson and Chicken Creek fire departments are all responding to the scene along with several law enforcement agencies. 

A cause of the fire hasn't been determined at this time. 

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