OK Wildfires | Sit Rep 1 | Tuesday

Update 1 – Published 3/29/2022, Tuesday

4366 LANE FIRE

About 210 acres have been burned along with 1 structure was lost. Resources have reached a 60% containment status. A 60% containment status has been reached. One person is assigned along with one engine. Total CTD for fire suppression and containment costs have reached $6,000.

BLUE DEVIL FIRE

The BLUE DEVIL FIRE is located on the Bureau of Indian lands, about five miles southeast of Bowlegs. Fire behavior has been reported as extreme with spotting. 178 acres of hardwood litter and tall grass have been consumed. A 70% containment status has been reached. About five personnel are still assigned along with one crew and four engines. CTD: $10,000 for fire suppression and containment efforts.

BOGGS HOLLOW CREEK FIRE

The BOGGS HOLLOW CREEK FIRE is located about nine miles south of Wilburton (Latimer County). About 300 acres of closed timber litter and tall grass have been destroyed. There is a 75% containment status obtained. Minimal fire behavior with backing has been observed. Five personnel are assigned with two engines. Total cost-to-date has reached $4,000.

COPELAND RANCH FIRE

This wildfire is located three miles southeast of Locust Grove in Sequoyah County, this wildfire has consumed 211 acres of timber and slash and is 90% contained. Two personnel are assigned along with one engine. Total CTD is $3,000.

GATOR FIRE

The GATOR FIRE is located 13 miles north of Muldrow in Sequoyah County has burned through 115 acres of hardwood litter and timber and is 88% contained. Fire behavior is active with spotting.

HIGH TOP FIRE

This wildfire is located in the area of the Oklahoma Department of Forestry, eight miles southwest of Poteau. Hardwood litter. Active fire behavior with wind-driven runs, running, and backing was reported by Incident Managers. The total acres burned was 163 and there is an 80% containment status. Five resources including personnel and three engines are still on the scene of this incident. Total CTD is $5,000 for fire suppression and containment efforts.

OKLAHOMA HIGH TOP FIRE

This Oklahoma wildfire is located in LeFlore County. Approximately 163 acres have been destroyed. There is an 80% containment status.

PEBBLE RIDGE FIRE

This wildfire is located seven miles south of Eufaula in Pittsburg County. 130 acres of closed timber litter have been burned. There is an 88% containment status. Minimal fire behavior was reported along with backing and uphill runs.

QUINTON OVERLOOK FIRE

The QUINTON OVERLOOK FIRE is located two miles north of Quinton in Haskell County. 140 acres of closed timber litter and tall grass. 60% contained. Fire behavior is minimal.

ROUND MOUNTAIN FIRE

This wildfire was reported in the last 24 hours on the lands owned by the Oklahoma Department of Forestry (OKDOF), located about 13 miles southeast of Stillwell. Hardwood litter. Active fire behavior with wind-driven runs. 170 acres have been destroyed. There is a 75% containment status reached. A total of seven personnel along with three engines are committed to this incident. There has been $9,000 CTD for fire suppression and containment efforts reached.

SARDIS CHURCH FIRE

The SARDIS CHURCH FIRE is located 10 miles south of Hartshorne (Pittsburg County). About 1,800 acres of closed timber litter and tall grass. There has been a 70% containment reached. Moderate fire behavior with uphill runs, flanking, and backing are occurring. Seven total personnel are on this incident along with three engines. Cost-to-date is $3,000.

SALT FIRE

The SALT FIRE is located on the Bureau of Indian lands in the Okmulgee Field Office, about eight miles northwest of Henryetta. About 408 acres of tall grass has been consumed. Reports of extreme fire behavior with running and flanking have been observed. Structures are under threat. There is a 75% containment status. There is a total of 16 total personnel along with one crew and four copters. CTD: $10,000 for fire suppression and containment efforts.

SULPHUR MOUNTAIN FIRE

This wildfire is located two miles southeast of Kiamichi in Pushmataha County. About 930 acres of hardwood litter and short grass have been consumed but crews have reached a 25% containment status. Fire behavior is moderate with backing and uphill runs. Structures are still threatened.

SUNSHINE CANYON FIRE

Pushmataha County. 545 acres. 100% contained.

TV3 FIRE

This wildfire is located five miles northeast of Quinton in Haskell County. 190 acres of closed timber litter and tall grass. 60% contained. Minimal fire behavior was reported. Structures are still considered under threat. Five total personnel are assigned along with two engines. Total CTD: Unknown.

WASHITA RIVER FIRE

The WASHITA RIVER FIRE was discovered at 1135 hours this morning. It has burned 7,500 acres and has a 0% containment status.

WEST BUFFALO FIRE

The WEST BUFFALO FIRE is located seven miles northwest of Wilburton (Latimer County). About 2,112 acres of closed timber litter have been destroyed. There is a 70% containment status reached. Moderate fire behavior with backing and uphill runs was reported. Four total personnel along with two engines. Cost-to-date is $3,000.

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