Firefighters Battle Grass Fire Near Olive


Tuesday, March 1st 2011, 5:34 pm
By: News On 6


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OLIVE, Oklahoma -- Green Country firefighters worked to get a grass fire under control Tuesday afternoon.

The fire started near Olive, Oklahoma, west of Tulsa.

The Drumright Police Chief told News On 6 several agencies responded to the fire.

SkyNews6 spotted crews setting backfires to keep the flames from spreading.  There were some homes in the vicinity of the fire, but they didn't appear to be in any immediate danger.

Tuesday's fire is the latest in a string of grass fires across the state.

Earlier Tuesday, a grass fire burned about 100 acres along the Turner Turnpike near Luther.

3/1/2011 Related Story: Several Fire Departments Respond To Rekindled Luther Grass Fire

On Monday, smaller grass fires burned 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

No one was injured and there were no reports of any damaged structures.