Man found dead after shed in Oliver Park South area catches fire

Posted on Saturday, March 6th, 2021 at 9:07 pm    

OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – A man was killed when a shed caught fire in the Oliver Park South area this morning, according to reports by KFOR and the Oklahoma City Fire Department.

The fire occurred at S Shields Boulevard and SE 44th Street at about 7:50 a.m., when a shed caught fire.

A man who lived in the shed was found dead at the scene. His identity was not immediately released.

While initially witnesses believed that a second victim may have been inside the structure, a search of the shed revealed no other people inside.

The shed was destroyed as a result of the blaze, which also caused significant damage to a nearby RV.

Bystanders at the scene reportedly tried to help hose the fire down.

Arson investigators are searching for the cause of the blaze at this time.

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