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Electrical Component causes Miami house fire

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MIAMI, OKLAHOMA - Update:  The state fire marshal has ruled the fire as accidental caused by an electrical component in a bedroom.

1/8 12:30 PM:  An early morning house fire at a residence on the first block of G Street NE off Central in Miami resulted in a fatality. Dennis Joe Gower, 52 of Miami, died in a fire at his residence. 

A statement released by the City of Miami's Communication's Manager Monica Bagwell said, "Dispatch received a call around 3:13 a.m. about a house fire at 16 G Street NE. The Miami Fire Department requested the city's electric crew to remove the electric meter and disconnect the service line. The Miami Fire Department received mutual aid from the Quapaw Tribe."

No foul play suspected.

1/7:  At 3:05 AM, Miami Fire Department received a call for a house fire at 16 G Northeast Street. Official say the victim, 52 year old male, was only the occupant at the time of the fire, and has passed away.



Crews believe the flames may have started in one of the bedrooms, but the cause is still under investigation.Quapaw Tribe Fire Department was also assisted with putting out the fire.

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