The victim in a house fire Thursday evening has been identified as Terry Gilkerson, age 53.
The fire at 109 S. Cedar in Sallisaw is believed to have started in the wood-framed residence’s garage, officials said.
The Sallisaw Fire Department was dispatched to the fire at about 8:05 p.m. Thursday, and had the fire under control in 20 to 25 minutes, Fire Chief Anthony Armstrong said. The body was then recovered and sent to the state medical examiner’s office in Tulsa for an autopsy.
Sally Maxwell, Senior News Director
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