Tag Archives: Oklahoma

Oklahoma Wildfire Damage Estimated at $26M

Fires in April killed two people     By the Associated Press OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — A report from Oklahoma State University says wildfires that scorched western and northwestern parts of the state and killed two in April caused an ...

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Oklahoma County Approved for Wildfire Disaster Assistance

Over 70 homes and businesses affected by fires     OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin says home and business owners in Dewey County who sustained uninsured damage from wildfires can now receive disaster assistance from the U.S. ...

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Oklahoma Governor Seeks Disaster Assistance after Wildfires

Wildfires are blamed for two deaths     OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin is asking the U.S. Small Business Administration for a disaster declaration because of wildfires in the state. Fallin said Wednesday that she’s asking the ...

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Rain Helps Contain Oklahoma Wildfires

34 Complex Fire is 85 percent contained     OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Oklahoma Forestry Services says widespread rainfall that soaked portions of western Oklahoma has helped firefighters contain two major wildfires that have charred about 549 square miles (1,422 ...

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Better Weather Should Aid Oklahoma Wildfire Fight

One wildfire has burned 440 square miles     OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Firefighters are hoping higher humidity and milder winds will help them fight wildfires in Oklahoma, though conditions are critical in Arizona and New Mexico. U.S. Forest Service ...

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Deadly Wildfires Endure in Southwest U.S

Homes have been swallowed by the fires     By KEN MILLER, Associated Press OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Frazzled residents in a part of rural northwestern Oklahoma paralyzed by days of wind-whipped wildfires expressed fear a blaze could overrun their ...

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Wind-Whipped Wildfires Destroys Homes, Cause Evacuations

Fires burn across Oklahoma, Kansas, and Colorado     OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Firefighters are battling massive wildfires that have destroyed homes and other buildings in parts of Colorado, Kansas and Oklahoma. The blazes are fueled by gusting winds, low ...

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Forecasters Warn of Life-Threatening Wildfire Weather

Dangerous conditions in the Southwest and Southern Plains   (Associated Press)   By KEN MILLER, Associated Press OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Forecasters warned of dangerous, life-threatening wildfire conditions in parts of the Southwest and Southern Plains on Tuesday as firefighters ...

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Two Dead in Oklahoma Wildfires

Wildfires have burned over 400,000 acres     By KEN MILLER, Associated Press OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Wildfires have killed two people and burned more than 400,000 acres (1,600 sq. kilometers) in western Oklahoma, and dry, windy weather already hindering ...

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Over Two Dozen Wildfires Burning in Oklahoma, Texas

Largest fire has burned over375 square miles     OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Strong winds are fueling more than two dozen wildfires burning across Oklahoma and Texas. Authorities say one blaze in western Oklahoma is estimated to be nearly 40 ...

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