Poteau house fire put out

A house fire at 2407 Central St. in Poteau has been put out after a two hour battle by the Poteau Fire Department. The home, owned by Mike Bynum, was destroyed in the blaze. According to Poteau Fire Chief Jon Pickel, no one was home when the fire started and the cause is undetermined.Pickel said the fire department received assistance from the Wister Fire Department in putting out the fire.