Crews Continue To Monitor Osage County Grass Fire - NewsOn6.com - Tulsa, OK - News, Weather, Video and Sports - KOTV.com |

Crews Continue To Monitor Osage County Grass Fire

Posted: Updated:
Skiatook firefighters have been out at a grass fire Sunday evening and Monday morning. Skiatook firefighters have been out at a grass fire Sunday evening and Monday morning.
The fire is out, but crews are continuing to monitor for any flare ups. The fire is out, but crews are continuing to monitor for any flare ups.
OSAGE COUNTY, Oklahoma -

Skiatook firefighters are back in the station Monday morning after a grass fire that burned about 30 acres, according to Fire Chief Chad Collins.

"We still have some smoke showing, and we have someone out there monitoring it today," he said.

Troopers slowed down traffic on Highway 20 near Morgan's Corner Sunday evening as smoke from the wildfire blew across the road.

The Osage County Sheriff's Office says the fire started around 5 p.m. by Skiatook Lake and moved toward the highway.

"Wind was a major player, and it was going uphill," Collins said. Crews lit a backfire to get the fire under control.

Collins said no structures were damaged, and there have been no injuries. The cause is still under investigation.

Special Features

Live Traffic

Get the latest road conditions on Green Country roadways.

iPhone App

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

CBS Shows

Watch your favorite CBS shows for free online.

Links

Looking for a website or event you heard mentioned on News On 6? Find it here!

TV Schedule

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

Live Radar

WARN Interactive

Special Coverage

  • Bridge Tracker

    How safe are Oklahoma's bridges? Use Bridge Tracker to find out now.

  • Fallen Heroes

    News On 6 honors our fallen Oklahoma heroes. View our interactive timeline.

  • Murrah Bombing Timeline

    Learn more about the events leading up to and following the bombing.

  • Storm Zone

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

Powered by Frankly
News On 6
303 N. Boston Ave.
Tulsa, OK 74103
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.
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2017 KOTV. Oklahoma Traveler™ is a registered trademark of Griffin Communications. All Rights Reserved.
For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy, and Terms of Service, and Ad Choices.