UPDATE: Oklahoma woman dies in fire near Choctaw

The state fire marshal is investigating. The fire appears to be accidental, a spokeswoman said.
FROM STAFF REPORTS Modified: November 30, 2012 at 7:20 pm •  Published: November 30, 2012
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— A woman died Thursday night after a fire at her apartment complex, authorities said Friday.

The woman, whose name was not released, was found in an upstairs apartment at the Mill Creek Apartments, 14117 SE 29. The address is south of Choctaw in an unincorporated part of Oklahoma County.

Firefighters said arson is not suspected. The fire heavily damaged one apartment; three others had smoke and water damage.

The fire started just before 10 p.m.

The state fire marshal will continue the investigation.

Sheriff John Whetsel said authorities are trying to confirm the victim's identity.


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