Okla. fire station destroyed in blaze

Officials said all the vehicles and equipment inside the Twin Lakes Volunteer Fire Department station were destroyed

By Laura French

LOGAN COUNTY, Okla. — An Oklahoma fire station was destroyed in a blaze Sunday night, resulting in the loss of equipment and more than half a dozen vehicles. 

Twin Lakes Volunteer Fire Department Assistant Fire Chief first noticed an ATV on fire at the station and tried to save some of the equipment but was forced to evacuate, according to KOCO. The Guthrie Fire Department and other agencies responded to the blaze, but the building and everything inside of it were ultimately deemed a total loss, according to Guthrie Fire Chief Eric Harlow. 

Lost in the blaze were six trucks, an ATV and a tractor, as well as protective equipment, tools and an office, Harlow said. No one was injured in the fire. 

The Oklahoma State Firefighters Association put out a call for help for the Twin Lakes Volunteer Fire Department on social media, asking for donations or loans of equipment and vehicles to help the department continue to respond as it rebuilds. 

An online fundraiser was also organized by the nonprofit Twin Lakes Community Booster Club with a goal of $500,000. 


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