Oklahoma Wildfire Victims Have More Time To Apply For Assistance - NewsOn6.com - Tulsa, OK - News, Weather, Video and Sports - KOTV.com |

NEWS: Oklahoma Wildfires

Oklahoma Wildfire Victims Have More Time To Apply For Assistance

Posted: Updated:
Two horses are pictured during the Creek County wildfires. Tess Maune photo. Two horses are pictured during the Creek County wildfires. Tess Maune photo.
OKLAHOMA CITY -

Wildfire victims in Creek and Cleveland counties now have more time to file for disaster assistance. The deadline to apply has been extended to Wednesday, November 21, according to a release from the Oklahoma Department of Emergency Management and the Federal Emergency Management Agency.

"We want to make sure that all eligible residents have enough time to apply for assistance," said Michelann Ooten, OEM Deputy Director.

November 21 will also be the last day for homeowners, renters and businesses to apply for low-interest disaster loans from the U.S. Small Business Administration.

9/27/2012 Related Story: Federal Aid On The Way For Cleveland County Wildfire Victims

So far, more than 750 residents in both counties have applied for assistance, and almost $9.8 million in federal assistance has been distributed, according to a news release.

Here are some numbers and websites to find out more information:

Apply or track status for loans at www.disasterassistance.gov or m.fema.gov or call 1-800-621-FEMA or TTY 1-800-462-7585. Phone lines are open from 7 a.m. to 10 p.m. seven days a week.

For SBA disaster loans (after registering with FEMA) go to https://disasterloan.sba.gov./ela or call 1-800-659-2955.

See complete Oklahoma Wildfire coverage

Special Features

Community Calendar

Find out what's going on around town and submit events!

Share

See it! Shoot it! Send it! Share your weather pics and videos with NewsOn6.com!

iPhone App

Get breaking news, weather, sports & video directly on your iPhone.

Mobile Alerts

Get breaking news, headlines, weather alerts & more on your cell phone.

TV Schedule

Need to know what's on TV? Check out our television schedule.

Live Radar

WARN Interactive

Featured on NewsOn6.com

  • Mobile Alerts

    Get alerts sent to your cell phone or email when watches and warnings are issued for severe weather.

  • Radars

    See where weather is happening using our live interactive radars.

  • Osage SkyNews 6

    When there is breaking news across the state Osage SkyNews 6 can be first on the scene.

  • Storm Zone

    Watch tornadoes tear across Oklahoma and learn how to stay safe!

Powered by WorldNow
News On 6
303 N. Boston Ave.
Tulsa, OK 74103
TULSA'S OWN TM
GREEN COUNTRY'S OWN TM
Oklahoma's Own Newson6.com is proud to provide Oklahomans with timely and relevant news and information, sharing the stories, pictures and loves of Oklahomans across our great state including Tulsa's Own and Green Country's Own.
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014, WorldNow and KOTV. All Rights Reserved. For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.