Western OK Wildfire 99 Percent Contained, Officials Say

Wednesday, April 25th 2018, 6:18 pm
By: News On 6

The wildfire that’s been burning across Dewey County for nearly two weeks is now almost contained.

Oklahoma Forestry Services says a fire line has been constructed around 99 percent of the fire’s perimeter.

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Firefighters are still monitoring hot spots inside the burn area.

The Rhea fire has burned more than 286,000 acres.