Governor, state officials tour fire-ravaged areas - - Tulsa, OK - News, Weather, Video and Sports - |

Governor, state officials tour fire-ravaged areas

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) -- Governor Brad Henry promises he'll do all he can to help provide firefighters across the state the resources they need to fight devastating wildfires that have plagued the state in recent days.

Yesterday, Henry and other state leaders met with one of the Oklahoma City families whose home was leveled by a wildfire on Sunday.

Howard and Debra Lusk's three-level brick home was reduced to a pile of rubble after wildfires swept through a portion of far northeast Oklahoma City.

Statewide, officials say more than one dozen homes and 110,000 acres burned in wildfires on Sunday.

Firefighters caught a break Monday when winds died down and temperatures dropped, but conditions are expected to be ideal for more wildfires Tuesday.
Powered by Frankly
News On 6
303 N. Boston Ave.
Tulsa, OK 74103 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 - 2018 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.