Cause released in fire that killed father, two children in Broken Arrow

BROKEN ARROW, Okla. — Quick Facts:

  • Three people are dead after a house fire in Broken Arrow.
  • Broken Arrow police said firefighters responded to the fire on West Elgin Street near North Elm Place on Monday.
  • Firefighters say a man and his two children died inside. They have been identified as Shannon Wagers, 29, Kaylynn Wagers, 3, and Aris Wagers, 1.
  • Officials say combustibles coming in contact with a floor furnace started the fire
  • They also say the home had no working smoke detectors.
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A 28-year-old man and his two children are dead after a house fire Monday in Broken Arrow, according to officials.

The fire happened around 11:45 a.m. Monday at 518 West Elgin Street, just south of 71st and Elm. The three victims were the only people inside the home.

Firefighters told FOX23 combustible materials came in contact with a floor furnace that started the fire. The victims have been identified as 29-year-old Shannon Wagers, 3-year-old Kaylynn Wagers and 1-year-old Aris Wagers.

The Broken Arrow Police Chaplains Corps is accepting funds on behalf of the woman who lost her husband and two daughters in the fire. Those interested in donating can contact Chaplain Scott Keale via email at

Donations can also be brought to the Public Safety Complex at 1101 North 6th Street. Checks must be made out to the Broken Arrow Police Chaplains Corps.

A GoFundMe account is also available for donations and can be reached HERE.

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