• Firefighters work to protect Ochelata community from grass fire


    OCHELATA, Ok - Quick Facts:

    • Air tankers are being used to fight a fire on Grave Yard Hill in Washington County.
    • Officials told FOX23 the fire is threatening Ochelata.
    • Firefighters created a barrier along a road to protect the community.
    • 8 fire department responded to the blaze.
    • The fire burned around 800 acres as of Wednesday night.
    • Officials said the fire was about 20 percent contained around 9 p.m.
    • WATCH full coverage on FOX23 News and in the videos above
    • Firefighters need donations, including water, Gatorade and food
    • Monetary donations are also needed to cover fuel costs for the Washington County Volunteer Fire Department 
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