Property in Cameron destroyed by fire
A fire in Cameron endangered one occupied home anddestroyed an abandoned residence Wednesday night.According to residents on Barton Street in Cameron,the fire was possibly started by kids. They claim the firestarted in an abandoned school bus near the corner of WestMain Street and Barton Street. The fire spread norththrough the brush, crossing underneath a cellular towerthen destroying an abandoned home. According to residentsalong Barton Street, the electric lines were melted inthe fire and a transformer blew, leaving the area withoutelectricity until OG&E could repair the outage.Hog Eye, Poteau and Shady Point Fire Departmentsresponded to the fire call and were able to contain theflames before reaching the occupied home only a few feetnorth of the burning house.No one was injured in the fire.