Firefighters Battle Green Country Grass Fires For Third Day In A Row


Wednesday, March 2nd 2011, 5:30 pm
By: News On 6


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TULSA, Oklahoma -- The conditions were just right again Wednesday afternoon for grass fires across northeastern Oklahoma.

SkyNews6 found several fires, but most were controlled burns.

One near Keystone Lake burned around a playground. Some firefighters rode on ATV's to fight fires in rural areas.

There were no reports of any injuries.

Wednesday was the third day in a row crews have battled grass fires.

On Tuesday, several agencies responded to a fire near Olive, west of Tulsa. Another grass fire burned about 100 acres along the Turner Turnpike near Luther.

3/1/2011 Related Story: Firefighters Battle Grass Fire Near Olive

On Monday, several small grass fires scorched land along Highway 412 just east of the Will Rogers Turnpike in Rogers County.

2/28/2011 Related Story: Small Grass Fires Burn Land Along Highway 412