Woodward, OK – The 34 Complex Fire is made up of many wildfires that began on April 12 (Thursday).
Here is the Fire Timeline for this event:
April 14, 2018
Moderate fire behavior with wind-driven runs, flanking. Homes threatened. 120,000 acres. 13% contained. 88 personnel. 30 engines. 2 helicopters. 12 homes, 20 outbuildings destroyed. $365,000 Cost-to-date.
April 13, 2018
Fire fuels include tall grass and brush. Extreme fire behavior with running, flanking and spotting. 120,000 acres burned. 4% containment status. Structures are under direct threat. Road closures in effect. 247 personnel. 100 engines.
Oklahoma’s Governor Mary Fallin has declared a State of Emergency due to ongoing wildfires.
You can read more about this Declaration here –> http://content.govdelivery.com/bulletins/gd/OKGOV-1e9629b
April 12, 2018
Fire started @ 1600 hours. 6 miles North of Woodward, Oklahoma. Multiple structures threatened. Evacuations in effect. RED CROSS shelter located at Faith United Methodist Church, 1402 Texas Avenue, Woodward, Oklahoma. 115,000 acres consumed. 13% contained. 88 personnel. 30 engines, 2 helicopters. 12 homes, 20 outbuildings destroyed. $365,000 fire suppression and containment Cost-to-date.
FEMA: “This morning, we approved a
#fire management grant for the #34ComplexFire burning in Woodward County, Oklahoma. The grant supports firefighting costs like staffing, emergency work, supplies, and equipment. ” – Grant being offered to those on the #34ComplexFire
(c) NW Fire Blog – 4/14/2018 @ 1200 hours PDT.