The house from the Sapulpa stand-off on Saturday caught fire last night
The timing of the fire has Sapulpa police concerned and the cause is under investigation.
A report of a fire was called in at 10:24 p.m. last night at 708 South Mounds St. The Sapulpa Fire Department arrived on the scene to find a fire in progress. A witness at Reasors said she saw flames coming from the roof.
The house is the same one where a standoff occurred on Saturday evening.
According to first responders on the scene, the occupants of the house arrive home to find their house on fire.
Other news outlets are reporting that dogs inside the house had perished and were retrieved. We’ve not been able to confirm that, yet.
The cause of the fire is currently under investigation according to a spokesperson at the Sapulpa Police Department.
This is a developing story, stay tuned to Sapulpa Times for the latest.
About the Author
Long-time Sapulpa resident, Charles Betzler, followed his father, Charlie, into the radio and TV repair business. At age 9, he fixed his first broken radio and his first love is vintage audio equipment. In his 50 + years of technical work, graduation from OSUIT, and years of Continuing Education, Charles, in his capacity as Emergency Management Director of nearby city, designed the Emergency Operations Center, and the radio-activation system for the sirens. In his long career, he has repaired every type of consumer electronics from black-and-white TVs to the latest lap-top.