Fast-Moving Wildfire Near Mannford Contained

<p>A wildfire burned through brush and threatened a barn near Mannford City Lake Monday afternoon.</p>

Monday, February 8th 2016, 5:22 pm

By: News On 6


A wildfire burned through brush and threatened a barn near Mannford City Lake Monday afternoon.

Mannford Police said the fire was in the area of 41st Street and Highway 48. A dispatcher said the fire was in a rural area, but that there are some homes in that area. As of of 4:30 p.m. there were no reports of any structures being burned.

News On 6 anchor Meagan Farley said firefighters had the fire 99% contained by 4:40 p.m. They said the flames had burned at least 60 acres and that they were watching hot spots. 

People who live in the area because it's the same place where a huge wildfire burned dozens of homes in the summer of 2012.

8/4/2012: Related Story: Residents Return To Wildfire-Ravaged Creek County

Winds out of the northwest gusting at more than 40 miles per hour made it a difficult fire to fight.

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