• Thousands of acres charred in Skiatook fire

    By: Farron Salley


    Quick Facts:

    • Rock Fire Department is working a burn in Skiatook
    • The fire is under control but was not set by officials
    • Around 6 thousand acres are burned; no structures were lost

    Fire crews are watching flames consuming thousands of acres in Skiatook.

    Overnight, several fire departments allowed the fire to burn. They said this fire was not started by officials running a controlled burn.

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    Overnight, crews got the fire under control after the flames charred an estimated six thousand acres.

    Some firefighters remained on scene to watch the fire, but many crews left. 

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