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Guymon Woman in Critical Condition After Fire

KSCB News - October 1, 2012 2:04 pm

Guymon Firefighters responded to a 911 call of a house fire in

Guymon at 9:17pm Friday night. On first fire units arrival to 6163 Sunset,

neighbors and friends immediately told Firefighters that a woman and pets were

still inside and they were unable to get her out. “Heavy black smoke was coming

from the behind the garage doors, living room windows, and eves of the roof on

Firefighters arrival”, said Assistant Fire Chief Grant Wadley.

It took a Firefighter Rescue team 10 minutes to search and find the victim

at the same time heavy smoke and fire conditions were on top of them. They

immediately rescued the unconscious female victim from the home with Guymon

Paramedics beginning care. The female victim’s name has not been released. She

was taken from the scene by the Guymon Paramedics and transported to the

Stratford airport meeting LifeStar medical helicopter which transported her

directly to the Lubbock burn center in critical condition.

“Once the victim was rescued and safe out of the burning home, Firefighters

continue to battle the fire”, Wadley said. Fire extended through out the house

before firefighters gained control at 9:50pm. Firefighters were called from

Goodwell and Hooker to assist Guymon Firefighters in controlling and

extinguishing the fire. Firefighters remained on the scene till midnight

extinguishing hot spots.

Cause of the fire is still under investigation by the Guymon Fire

Department. Early estimation of damage is $150,000. No other injuries were

reported.

Guymon Fire Department was assisted by Goodwell FD, Hooker FD Guymon

Police, Texas County Sheriff Deputies, Guymon City Utilities, Tri-County

Electric, and Texas County Emergency Management.

 

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