3 found dead after mobile home fire in western Oklahoma

Posted at 10:26 AM, Apr 04, 2019
and last updated 2019-04-04 11:26:26-04

ELK CITY, Okla. (AP) -- Authorities say three people, including a child, were found dead following a mobile home fire in western Oklahoma.

Elk City Police Chief Eddie Holland said firefighters found two adults and a child dead inside the home after putting out the fire Wednesday afternoon.

The names and ages of the three and the suspected cause of the fire were not immediately released. Police and fire officials did not immediately return phone calls for comment on Thursday.

Elk City is a city of about 11,500 people about 105 miles (169 kilometers) west of Oklahoma City.

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