ELK CITY, Okla. (KFOR) – Firefighters are battling a massive grass fire that has burned more than five miles and continues to move rapidly in Elk City.
Elk City Fire & EMS officials are asking community members to avoid the area from Highway 152 and Merritt Road to South Highway 6 to Highway 55.
Officials said a “very large” grass fire was burning in that area.
Officials with the Beckham County Sheriff’s Office are evacuating endangered homes.
This is an evolving situation.
https://kfor.com/news/local/large-fast-moving-grassfire-burning-miles-of-land-in-elk-city-houses-being-evacuated/ Large, fast-moving grass fire burns miles of land in Elk City, homes have to be evacuated