Local & Regional
Sun July 3, 2011
Nowata, OK – House fire in Nowata kills 1; cause not yet known
(Information in the following story is from: Tulsa World, http://www.tulsaworld.com)
NOWATA, Okla. (AP) Fire officials say a 51-year-old woman has died in a house fire in Nowata.
Nowata Fire Chief Donald Belden said the fire was reported shortly after 6 a.m. Saturday. Belden says firefighters did everything they could to fight the blaze.
Assistant State Fire Marshal Jo Anne Sellars identified the victim as Delissa Ramsey. Sellars says a 13-year-old boy was injured in the blaze and taken to a Tulsa hospital.
Sellars says the cause of the fire hasn't been determined but that it started in a bedroom. She says firefighters found no smoke detectors in the residence.