Property Damage: Fires & Explosions

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Grass Fire In Jack, Clay and Archer County Destroys Homes and Land in Texoma

September 16, 2015

A grass fire in Jack, Clay and Archer Counties has burned more than 2,100 acres across North Texas. According to KFDX News Channel Three, approximately 140 firefighters were on the scene Monday night trying to contain the blaze, and they didn’t expect to have it contained by Tuesday morning. As of the latest report, at least two…

House Fires in Texoma

August 5, 2015

Over the past week, there have been multiple house fires across Texoma. A grass fire near Lake Kickapoo destroyed a home, and an explosion in an Archer City trailer sent a man through his back door and into his yard. Thankfully, no serious injuries were reported in either case, but both properties were totally destroyed.…

Burn Ban Lifted in Wichita County

April 23, 2015

Thanks to recent rain in the Texoma area, officials in Wichita County have lifted the two-year long countywide burn ban. KFDX News Channel Three reported on the recent decision. This will allow residents to finally burn some unwanted brush and tend small fires on their property. It’s important to note that even though the ban…

Oklahoma Grass Fire

January 24, 2015

Earlier this week, a grass fire broke out near Walters, Oklahoma. According to KSWO ABC News Channel Seven, the fire broke out sometime around 2:00 p.m. on Elevator Road. Crews were swiftly on the scene, but at least two square miles of grassland burned. Thankfully, first responders were able to save two homes that were…

Electrical Fire in Altus

December 16, 2014

On Thursday evening, an electrical fire displaced a family in Altus, Oklahoma. The incident happened on the 700 block of Judy Avenue. According to KSWO Channel Seven News, the tenant, Christie Harper, and her family were not home when the fire started. Harper was called, but arrived on the scene too late to do anything…

Trailer and Barn Fire in Iowa Park

December 6, 2014

Earlier this week, a trailer and a barn burned down in the Iowa Park area. According to KFDX News Channel Three, the fire started sometime before midnight, in the 2400 block of FM 367. Deputies, first responders and firefighters with the local fire and police departments were swiftly on the scene, where the barn and…

Fire Destroys Three Buildings in Chillicothe

September 25, 2014

A fire in Chillicothe destroyed three buildings on Monday, including an antique store and a drycleaner. According to KFDX News Channel Three, the incident happened at about 10:30 a.m. on the corner of FM 91 and US 287, in downtown Chillicothe. Two workers and the owner of the antique store were in the buildings when…

Brush Fire near Petrolia Burns 400 Acres

September 9, 2014

Last week, a brush fire near Petrolia burned about 400 acres of land. According to KFDX News Channel Three, the fire started sometime before 4:00 p.m., last Thursday near FM 2393. Firefighters were swiftly on the scene, and it took over two hours to contain the flames. Thankfully, the fire didn’t jump the road, but…

Distracted Driver Causes Two-Acre Grass Fire

August 19, 2014

Last week, a one-vehicle crash involving a distracted driver set a field on fire in Comanche County, Oklahoma. The incident happened at about 1:00 p.m. on Highway seven. According to KSWO News Channel Seven, the driver of a black sedan was texting on his cell phone prior to the crash. He apparently looked up from…