Norman Fire Investigates Residential Fire on Hidden Lake Drive

Date of Press Release: 
Mon, 10/24/2016
Press Release By: 
Sarah Jensen

The Norman Fire Department was dispatched to a reported residential structure fire in the 2300 block of Hidden Lake Drive at 12:02 p.m. today. Upon arrival, firefighters found the rear portion of the residence and its attic to be involved in a large fire. The residence is located in an area without fire hydrants. Firefighters utilized tanker trucks to bring in the necessary water to extinguish the blaze. However, the fire caused extensive damage to the home causing it to be ruled a total loss.

The cause of the fire remains under investigation.

The homeowner was inside the residence when the fire started, but was able to make it out safely. No injuries were reported.

EMSSTAT also responded to the fire. The Norman Police Department provided assistance with traffic.