McCLAIN COUNTY, Oklahoma - Homes were evacuated after a large wildfire flared up in rural McClain County, Wednesday afternoon.

The fire sparked up in an area in the middle of the Alex, Criner and Dibble area, near 180th Street and N. MacArthur Avenue. Approximately 15 fire trucks responded to the scene. Luckily, light winds kept the fire from spreading too far out of control. 

Deputies with the McClain County Sheriff’s office mobilized to get affected residents evacuated. So far there has been no word of any structures damaged or injuries reported. The cause of the fire has not yet been determined.