TULSA, Okla. — Quick Facts:
- Tulsa firefighters responded to a report that someone was possibly swept away by the Arkansas River near 81st Street and Riverside Wednesday afternoon.
- Someone called in seeing a man clinging to a tree in a flooded drainage ditch.
- After searching for the man, firefighters tried to find the caller but was told she left.
- Firefighters called off the search due to dangerous conditions.
- Officials later told FOX23 they learned the woman who made that call has been accused of making a false report and arrested. Police identified her as Heather Jeffries.
- This is a developing story. DOWNLOAD the FOX23 News App for LIVE updates.
Watch FOX23 Reporter Sara Hart's interview with a Tulsa Fire official at the scene. This took place prior to learning the call was false:
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