Large Wildfire Burning Near Camargo

Thursday, June 23rd 2011, 8:55 pm
By: News 9

CAMARGO, Oklahoma -- Firefighters from at least six counties are battling a large wildfire in Dewey County in western Oklahoma.

News 9 Storm Tracker Marty Logan was chasing severe weather in the area when he spotted the large plume of black smoke coming from the fire. It's burning just east of Camargo, which is southwest of Seiling.

Fire crews from Weatherford, Woodward, and Clinton have come out to help put out the flames, but the fire is still spreading.  It's about five miles long and two miles wide.

Right now, the fire is threatening one home in the area.  The flames are about one mile away from the house.

It's not known how the fire started or when.