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Muskogee fire marshal investigates double-fatal house fire

Posted: 10:04 AM, Mar 25, 2019
Updated: 2019-03-25 11:04:55-04
Firefighters battle several Muskogee Co. fires

MUSKOGEE — The Muskogee fire marshal is investigating a fatal house fire after two men died early Sunday morning.

The Muskogee Fire Department responded to a house fire Sunday at 4:17 a.m. in the 2600 block of Denver Avenue.

Officials said the parents were able to escape the fire, but their sons, ages 15 and 32, died.

Officials said the mother suffered lacerations and injuries after escaping the fire by jumping from the second floor window

The father suffered burns to 20 percent of his body, officials said.

Officials said a Muskogee fire fighter suffered an injury to his foot when he fell through the second floor. He is expected to be OK.

No names have been released yet and the cause of the fire is under investigation.

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