Burn Pile Causes Brush Fire, Burns Close To Homes Northeast Of Spencer

Wednesday, March 16th 2011, 5:06 pm
By: News 9


SPENCER, Oklahoma – A burn pile spread and caused a brush fire which spread close to area homes just northeast of Spencer.

Authorities said some people were burning trash piles in their yard, despite Oklahoma County being under a burn ban.

The fire started near N.E. 55th and Marshall streets. No damage has been reported.

With warm temperatures and higher winds, most of the state is under a high fire danger and 33 counties remain under a burn ban. More information on burn bans from Oklahoma Forestry Services.