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
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.