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Man burning 'small stack of debris' causes fire

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Posted at 11:28 AM, Mar 22, 2016
and last updated 2016-03-22 12:47:32-04

TULSA - Firefighters responded to the scene of a fire near 210 East 29th Street North in Tulsa Tuesday morning.

Investigators say the fire started when the homeowner lit a stack of debris on fire in the backyard. Shortly after, the wind picked up, carrying embers with it and causing the home to catch fire.

Firefighters say extensive damage was caused to the home. No one was injured. Additional crews were sent to the scene as concerns mounted that the burning home and high wind would lead to other homes in the area catching fire.

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