Oklahoma Firefighters Battle Multiple Grass Fires


Tuesday, March 11th 2014, 2:29 pm
By: News 9


Oklahoma firefighters are battling several grass fires Tuesday afternoon across the state.

Guthrie Wildfire

Fire officials are working a wildfire in southwest Guthrie. The fire is located at S. Eastern Rd. and W. Seward Rd. near Liberty Lake. Brush pumpers are on the scene, and the fire is expected to be extinguished quickly. 

Moore Grass Fire

According to the Moore fire department, at about 1:15 p.m., crews responded to a grass fire at N.E. 27th and Bryant in Moore.

Authorities have shut down Bryant in the area.

Oklahoma City firefighters are helping Moore firefighters battle this fire. Crews worked to stop the fire from crossing Bryant. They have that fire under control.

Grass Fire Near Bethel Acres

Crews have contained a grass fire at Clear Pond Road and Walker Road, near Bethel Acres. Both roads are closed in the area. Pilot Jim Gardner says a mobile home may have been destroyed in the fire.

Grass Fire Near Chester

Seven fire departments are responding to a large grass fire just east of Chester in Major County. No evacuations have been ordered at this time. However, fire officials say the fire is out of control.

The fire near Chester started on Monday and rekindled on Tuesday. Authorities are using tornado sirens to alert people.