Officials: Pawnee County Wildfire Under Control

Tuesday, May 6th 2014, 7:22 am
By: News On 6

Wildfires burning near Jennings and Terlton in Pawnee County early Tuesday are now under control, according to fire officials.

Pawnee County Emergency Management reports the fire began Sunday and jumped the north fire line and burned almost 2,000 acres. Officials say approximately 25 homes were evacuated near Jennings Monday.

By Monday evening, officials said 20 fire departments were fighting the fire.

5/5/2014 Related Story: Evacuations Ordered For Terlton Area, Wildfires Continue To Burn

The Red Cross has two teams from Bartlesville and Tulsa in Pawnee County providing food and drinks for firefighters.