Lawnmower sparks fire at house in Verdigris

VIDEO: Fire spreads from lawnmower and through home in Rogers County

VERDIGRIS, Okla. — Quick Facts:

  • Firefighters are investigating after responding to a house fire in Verdigris on Wednesday.
  • The home is near East 530 Road and Route 66.
  • Firefighters say the fire started from a lawn tractor after the owner had just finished mowing his grass and parked it on the patio.
  • The fire spread from the tractor to the kitchen then through the garage and attic.
  • The homeowner made it out of the home safely.
  • Police say ammunition was igniting from inside the garage but there were no injuries.
  • FOX23 is working to get more information.
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