Sapulpa fire claims family livestock

SAPULPA, Okla. — Quick facts:

  • Three horses and three pigs died in a Sapulpa fire.
  • The fire broke out before 6 a.m. Saturday.
  • Firefighters say heat lamps may be to blame.

Several livestock animals were killed in a Sapulpa fire Saturday morning.

Firefighters say three horses and three pigs died in the fire near North Ross and East Hill Avenue around 5:40 a.m.

Livestock dies in barn fire

A local family lost livestock just hours before an area show. FOX23 has what may have caused the fire on FOX23 News at 5.

Posted by FOX23 News on Saturday, January 7, 2017

They said they were able to get the fire under control.

Though investigators aren't sure at this time what started the fire, they say heat lamps may be to blame.

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A propane tank was some concern for firefighters, but they were able to put out the fire around it.

A family friend told FOX23 that the pigs were set to appear in a pig show over the weekend, and the horses were used for barrel racing.