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Firefighters battle winter wildfires in western Oklahoma

 

January 28, 2018



CLINTON, Okla. (AP) — Firefighters say wildfires have scorched hundreds of acres in western Oklahoma, damaging fences and equipment but causing no injuries.

Capt. Forrest Valentine of the Clinton Fire Department said Sunday firefighters battled two large wildfires Saturday afternoon, including one north of Clinton that scorched about 975 acres in Custer County.

Valentine says about 20 structures were threatened by flames but that none were damaged. He says some agricultural equipment and supplies were damaged in the wildfire.

A second wildfire located two miles east of Clinton and south o...



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