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Sun July 3, 2011

Fatal Fire

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.