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Muskogee ninth-grader was victim of double-fatal fire, school says

Posted at 10:20 PM, Mar 25, 2019
and last updated 2019-03-26 17:09:52-04

MUSKOGEE, Okla. — Muskogee Public Schools confirms one of its students died in the Sunday morning house fire.

Edgar Cruz, 15, and his 32-year-old brother were victims of the deadly blaze. Cruz was a ninth-grader at Muskogee schools.

Their parents were able to escape – the mother jumped from a second-story window.

One firefighter was injured when he fell through the second floor, but he is expected to be OK.

The cause still is under investigation.

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