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Fire rips through University of Oklahoma fraternity house

 


NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — An early morning fire ripped through an empty University of Oklahoma fraternity house Friday, but no injuries were reported.

There was no one living in the Delta Tau Delta house when the blaze erupted because students were sent home in March due to the coronavirus.

"When we got there there were flames through the roof," said Norman's Deputy Fire Chief Mike Wilson. "There was a pretty significant lightning storm going on. That could have been the culprit."

About half of the sprawling, one-story home was destroyed, but Wilson said a firewall protected the west half of...



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