Firefighters Battle Fire In Deer Creek Area


Wednesday, February 17th 2016, 4:48 pm
By: LeighAnne Manwarren


Firefighters are battling a fire in the Deer Creek area.

The fire was reported shortly after 3:35 p.m. Wednesday near NW 178 Street and Meridian Avenue.

At least two vehicles were involved in a crash before the fire sparked. 

About 11,000 OG&E customers were without power in Edmond and north Oklahoma City due to the accident. OG&E was able to restore power shortly before 6:30 p.m.

Edmond Electric also reported about 5,400 customers without power. They said the accident caused damage to the feeder line to Edmond Electric's substations from OG&E.

Firefighters from Oklahoma City, Deer Creek, Oak Cliff and Piedmont are responding to the fire.

Stay with News 9 and News9.com for more information as it becomes available.

Edmond Electric also reported about 5,400 customers without power. They said the accident caused damage to the feeder line to Edmond Electric's substations from OG&E.

4:13 pm: Approx. 5400 customers w/o power in north Edmond. Issue is with OG&E transmission line & we are working with them at this time.

— City of Edmond OK (@CityofEdmond) February 17, 2016

Firefighters from Oklahoma City, Deer Creek, Oak Cliff and Piedmont are responding to the fire.

Stay with News 9 and News9.com for more information as it becomes available.

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Firefighters are battling a fire in the Deer Creek area. The fire is reportedly NW 178 Street and Meridian Avenue.

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