Thousands of acres burn near Woodward - News9.com - Oklahoma City, OK - News, Weather, Video and Sports |

Thousands of acres burn near Woodward

Posted: Updated:

News9.com

WOODWARD, Okla. -- A fire training class turned all-too-real for some firefighters in northwestern Oklahoma.

Woodward County fire officials said a grass fire call came in Thursday during a training class for firefighters at High Plains Area Vo-Tech.

Authorities said it started as a controlled burn on the Woodward-Harper County line. As the fire grew out of control, firefighters from Clark County, Kansas joined crews from Woodward, Beaver, Woods, Ellis and Dewey Counties in battling the blaze.

About 3,000 acres were burned, officials said.

At 5 p.m., no injuries were reported and officials said some structures had been threatened but none were damaged.

  • NewsMore>>

  • Stillwater Police Investigating Reported Sexual Assault At OSU Campus

    Stillwater Police Investigating Reported Sexual Assault At OSU Campus

    Police are investigating a reported sexual assault at the Oklahoma State University campus. A text notification was sent to students Thursday evening, according to The O'Colly, a student-run newspaper at OSU. The message characterized the suspect as a white male who is about 6 feet tall with a medium build with dark shaggy hair and wearing dark clothes, according to the message. The suspect is reportedly between 20 and 30 years old. Stillwater Police have not confirmed an ...

    More >>

    Police are investigating a reported sexual assault at the Oklahoma State University campus. A text notification was sent to students Thursday evening, according to The O'Colly, a student-run newspaper at OSU. The message characterized the suspect as a white male who is about 6 feet tall with a medium build with dark shaggy hair and wearing dark clothes, according to the message. The suspect is reportedly between 20 and 30 years old. Stillwater Police have not confirmed an ...

    More >>
  • Teachers Discuss Benefits Of Spring Walkout

    Teachers Discuss Benefits Of Spring Walkout

    Early estimates show the teacher walkout has cost taxpayers over half a million dollars.Early estimates show the teacher walkout has cost taxpayers over half a million dollars.
    Early estimates show the teacher walkout has cost taxpayers over half a million dollars.Early estimates show the teacher walkout has cost taxpayers over half a million dollars.

    Teachers are back in classrooms this week and many with a fresh start and the promise of more money in their pockets.

    More >>

    Teachers are back in classrooms this week and many with a fresh start and the promise of more money in their pockets.

    More >>
Powered by Frankly
News 9
7401 N. Kelley Ave.
Oklahoma City, OK 73111
News9.com is proud to provide Oklahomans with timely and relevant news and information, sharing the stories, pictures and loves of Oklahomans across our great state.
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2018 KWTV. All Rights Reserved. For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy, and Terms of Service, and Ad Choices.