The fire department is in the process of cleaning up after an early morning house fire near the middle school.

Members of the Cushing Fire Department are in the process of cleaning up after an early morning house fire in the 700 blk E. Oak Street, which is just two blocks East of the Cushing Middle School.

Motorists are encouraged to avoid the area this morning (Thursday, Sept. 2) as fire crews continue to work in the area. Please use Maple or Moses Streets to enter the middle school area in lieu of Oak Street this morning.

**UPDATE:  Cushing Police report Oak Street has been reopened.***

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