Firefighters Injured Fighting Wildfire


Tuesday, March 25th 2008, 7:15 am
By: News On 6


Several Oklahoma firefighters were hurt fighting a wildfire in northwestern Oklahoma on Monday.

SkyNews 9 HD captured the pictures from the air out of Dewey County.

The fire burned nearly 9,000 acres. Eight different crews were called in to help put out the flames. Four firefighters were injured. Three were treated for heat exhaustion and smoke inhalation.

One firefighter had to be flown to a nearby hospital with burns to his hands and lower legs. That firefighter will be okay.

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