Fire destroys Skiatook duplex, cold temps create challenge to firefighters

Posted at 11:21 AM, Dec 27, 2017
and last updated 2017-12-27 12:21:25-05

SKIATOOK--Fire investigators are looking into the cause of an overnight duplex fire. Crews say the duplex was half-empty, and the family living inside was able to evacuate safely. 

Crews responded at about 12:30am Wednesday. The home was destroyed. 

Temperature played a factor in the response. Firefighters say that the biggest challenge was the cold temps. Firefighters say that the freezing water caused a slipping hazard to those on the scene. 





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