Cause of recent fires labeled as undetermined following investigations

Pictured is a view inside the Double Stop Fiddle Shop just a few days it was destroyed by fire.

Cause of recent fires labeled as undetermined following investigations

The Guthrie Fire Department has a series of structure fires over the last few months. Guthrie Fire Chief Eric Harlow says many of the fires have been undetermined as to the cause of the fire following investigations. The department has responded to seven structures in their district alone since December 2018. “Many of these fires […]

Byron Berline: “What am I going to do next?”

Byron Berline: “What am I going to do next?”

Byron Berline has had enormous amount of publicity over his storied career, but on Sunday he said, “This is not the publicity I want.” Berline made the comment near his destroyed shop. “Sadness. Shock. This is my livelihood,” were the words Berline shared about seeing his musical paradise and the rich history loss inside the […]

Oklahoma Emergency Manager tours downtown fire

Batallion Chief Greg Machtolff shows OEM officials the back of the two downtown buildings that were destroyed on Saturday.

Oklahoma Emergency Manager tours downtown fire

Oklahoma Emergency Management (OEM) Director Mark Gower and OEM’s Operations Planner Shimeka Mack toured the two downtown buildings on Sunday following Saturday’s downtown fire. The buildings and businesses of Furrow Flowers & Gifts and Double Stop Fiddle Shop were destroyed Saturday morning after a fire broke out from behind the flower shop. Related article: Flames […]

Flames and smoke destroys mobile home

Flames and smoke destroys mobile home

A family is without a home following a mobile home fire on Sunday afternoon. The fire marks the second house fire for the family. The Guthrie and Sooner fire departments were dispatched just after 3:15 p.m. for a structure fire in the 1300 block of S. Birch St. The family (all adults) were able to […]

Family, community mourning the loss of four

Family, community mourning the loss of four

An early morning Oklahoma City apartment fire Sunday morning claimed the lives of four family members, including three children, from Guthrie. “Our hearts go out to the families that lost children in this tragedy. This is truly a sad day in Guthrie,” Guthrie Public Schools Superintendent Dr. Mike Simpson said in a release on Sunday […]

No injuries with car fire on I-35

No injuries with car fire on I-35

A Langston University student was uninjured on Interstate 35 Monday afternoon after his vehicle caught fire. The Guthrie Fire Department responded to the call at the 153 southbound off ramp at 4:27 p.m. As firefighters arrived on scene, the engine compartment was fully-involved on the four-door Hyunda. The fire crews needed a few minutes to […]

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