State issues Red Flag Fire Alert for 52 counties

Wednesday, October 29th 2003, 12:00 am
By: News On 6

(Oklahoma City-AP) -- A Red Flag Fire Alert was issued Wednesday for 52 counties in Oklahoma.

The alert includes all but north-central and northeastern Oklahoma.

Also, Cimarron County in the Panhandle remains under a burn ban.

The state Department of Agriculture, Food and Forestry says warm, windy and dry conditions have created an unusually high fire danger.

Counties included in the alert are Alfalfa, Atoka, Beaver, Beckham, Blaine, Bryan, Caddo, Canadian, Carter, Choctaw, Cleveland, Coal, Comanche, Cotton, Custer, Dewey, Ellis, Garvin, Grady, Greer, Harmon, Harper, Haskell, Hughes, Jackson, Jefferson, Johnston, Kiowa, Latimer, LeFlore, Love, McClain, McCurtain, McIntosh, Major, Marshall, Murray, Muskogee, Oklahoma, Pittsburg, Pontotoc, Pottawatomie, Pushmataha, Roger Mills, Seminole, Sequoyah, Stephens, Texas, Tillman, Washita, Woods and Woodward.