Incident Summary

A wildfire designated as the COPPERHEAD FIRE broke out on Sunday, February 26, 2023, prompting the deployment of fire personnel and equipment with the Oklahoma Forestry Services to be dispatched at 1150 hours.

Incident # OKCNA-360 PA P5M1 (1522)


The fire broke out eight (8) miles northwest of Kansas, Oklahoma.

Size Up

Approximately 12.5 acres burned.


It was quickly contained on Sunday at 1205 hours.


No word on the cause of the fire was known.

Fire History

Three new wildfires were reported last week in Florida and Oklahoma and two of them were contained this week. Source: NIFC / Photo Credit: USFS (Top)

In the month of February, the Oklahoma City FD responded to 88 grass fires with a focus on dry conditions. Source / Photo Credit: OCFD (Below)

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