• Tulsa Fire: Woman accused of making false claim about person in river

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    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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