Oklahoma Fires Burn on Christmas Day

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TENTAN FIRE

Summary

It may be Christmas for some, but others it is working on the fire line trying to stop a wildfire from forward progression. Today  is the case for those Firefighters with the Oklahoma Department of Forestry.

Location

The Tentan Fire is located 8 miles NE of Colgate.

Start Date

12/21/2016.

Fire Behavior

The Fire behavior is active fire with creeping.

Fuels

Fire fuels consist of hardwood litter.

Size

Currently, the fire has consumed 750 acres with a 60% containment status.

Resources

There is currently 8 personnel along with 4 engines, plus a Type 4 IC  are assigned to this incident.

Damage Reports

No injuries have been reported.

No structures are under threat.

The Cost-to-Date is $4,000.

 

LIVING LANE ROAD FIRE

Summary

Firefighters with the Oklahoma Department of Forestry are fighting for one thing today…Stopping the Living Lane Road fire dead in its tracks.

Location

The Living Lane Road fire is located 4 miles SE of Idabel.

Start Date

12/22/2016.

Size

The fire has burned 200 acres but fire crews have successfully reached a 61% containment status.

Fire Behavior

Active fire behavior with short crown runs and running.

Fire Fuels

Timber.

Resources

There are currently 35 personnel along with 12 engines.

Damage Reports

There are no structures under threat.

No injuries have been reported.

Cost-to-Date:  $3,000

 

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