MuskogeePhoenix.com, Muskogee, OK

July 18, 2013

Fire guts vacant home


— Staff photo by Wendy Burton

Muskogee firefighters work to put out a house fire at 2:25 p.m. Wednesday at 1506 Ellsworth Ave. The house was empty of furniture and unoccupied, Assistant Fire Chief John Tipton said. The house was fully engulfed when trucks arrived, with flames out of every window and the roof. A cause has not been determined, Tipton said.