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Social Media Helping Reunite Fire Victims With Pets

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Local animal rescuers are lending a helping hand and a kind heart to the victims of the Mannford grass fires. Tulsa Animal Welfare is using Facebook to help reunite pets separated from their owners by More>>

German Shepherd Rescue Destroyed By Wildfire

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20 rescue dogs have been displaced by the fires in Mannford.Safe Haven German Shepherd Rescue was destroyed, and foster homes are needed for the dogs saved.Unfortunately, some of the shepherds were left More>>

Concert For Creek County

One musician is using her talents to help the fire victims of Creek County. More>>

Tulsa SPCA Collects Supplies For Creek County Animals

The Tulsa SPCA is collecting relief supplies for the animals affected by the Creek County wildfires. More>>

Airlines Aren't Losing Your Bags As Often

You may have heard the good news for flyers ... airlines are losing fewer bags these days. All told, 25-million bags were mishandled last year. That's down from 32-million bags the year before. The situation More>>

Crews Transform BOK Center for PBR

PBR crews worked to transform the BOK Center into a bullriding arena for a PBR event this weekend. They began moving into the space Thursday morning and anticipate they will continue setting up until just More>>

FEMA Tours Creek County

Federal Emergency Management Agency was in Creek County checking out damage. They are assessing the more than two hundred structures and finding out exactly what fire victims need for relief.  More>>

Superintendent: 70 Percent of Olive School District Up in Smoke

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The devastating wildfires in Creek County burned through the majority of the community of Olive. The school district superintendent says at least 30 students have lost their homes. More>>

Wildfire Burning In Lincoln County

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Crews are working to contain a major fire in Lincoln County KOCO-TV reports a wildfire is burning six miles south and six miles east of Stroud. An official with the Oklahoma Forestry Service said a National More>>

Wildfire Investigations Continue

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There could be arrests made in the Mannford wildfires. Creek county deputies say the fire did not start on native American land, after all. Channel 8's Kim Jackson has an update on this ongoing investigation. More>>

Creek County Fire Update: Investigators Identify Possible Cause

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This weekend's massive wildfires in Creek County were likely started by two people burning trash near Bristow. More>>

Fire Relief for Victims of Mannford Fires Offers Hope

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Clothing, shoes, toys for kids; all of it is available for victims of the fires. More>>

Forestry Service Fights Fire With Fire

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Channel 8's Yvonne Lewis went behind the scenes in a remote area around Mannford with the brave men and women fighting the fires. More>>

Fighting Fire With Fire In Mannford

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The land is desolate and colors of black and gray dart the landscape. Extremely dry conditions and out of control fires are to blame. But even in the midst of devastation, there's more than one way to fight a fire. More>>

Creek County Legislators Praise Wildfire Responders

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Of the more than 93,000 acres destroyed in Oklahoma wildfires, nearly 60,000 acres were in Creek County. According to the Department of Agriculture Forestry Services, it is one of the largest fires in the history of the state. More>>

Creek County Fire Information

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In all, 58,283 acres burned.  More than 30 fire departments responded to help control the blaze. More>>

Shelter Location Change For Creek County Fire Victims

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The Tulsa Area Red Cross has announced its shelter for Creek County fire victims has changed locations. More>>

Firefighters: Winds Increase Fire Threat in Creek County

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Firefighters are building containment lines and putting out hot spots in Creek County as the fire danger continues in Oklahoma. More>>

Fire Command: Situation Improving In Creek County

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Crews staged near Drumright tell KTUL.com things are finally calming down in wildfire-ravaged Creek County. More>>

Wildfire Toll - An Attack on Health and Faith

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Wildfires create a wave of homeless families. More>>

Preparing For Fires And Other Diasters

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Lisa Cook grabbed a few important papers, and photographs still thinking her home would be spared. It was not.

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Help Pours in for Oklahoma Fire Victims

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Oklahomans are rushing to the aid of people whose homes were destroyed in this weekend's wildfires.
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Attorney General Pruitt Warns About Scams Following Wildfires

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Attorney General Scott Pruitt issued a warning Monday for Oklahomans affected by the recent wildfires. He says you need to be on the lookout for scam artists.  More>>

Federal Grants to Help Pay for Fighting Oklahoma Fires

The Oklahoma Department of Emergency Management says federal grants have been approved to help pay the costs of fighting seven wildfires in Oklahoma. More>>

Tulsa SPCA collecting relief supplies for Creek County Animals

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The Tulsa SPCA is teaming up with Drysdales to collect animal relief supplies for the fire victims in Creek County.  More>>

Evacuee Returns Home to "Miracle"

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A homeowner returns to her house near Drumright after evacuating two days ago. More>>

State Insurance Commissioner Offers Insurance Assistance to Mannford Fire Victims

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Insurance help is available for Oklahomans affected by Mannford grass fires. More>>

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  • Insurance Help For Wildfire Victims

    Insurance Help For Wildfire Victims

    Monday, August 6 2012 7:56 AM EDT2012-08-06 11:56:58 GMT
    For those who have lost property to Oklahoma's destructive wildfires, there is help available for insurance issues. Oklahoma insurance commissioner John D. Doak and his staff are in Mannford to assistMore >>
    For those who have lost property to Oklahoma's destructive wildfires, there is help available for insurance issues. Oklahoma insurance commissioner John D. Doak and his staff are in Mannford to assistMore >>
  • Wild Fires Hit Central Oklahoma

    Wild Fires Hit Central Oklahoma

    Monday, August 6 2012 12:51 AM EDT2012-08-06 04:51:19 GMT
    Communities in central Oklahoma dealt with wild fires over the weekend. Luther and Glencoe both had to be evacuated, and several residents lost their homes there. Governor Fallin toured Mannford Sunday,More >>
    Communities in central Oklahoma dealt with wild fires over the weekend.More >>
  • Salvation Army Accepting Water for Firefighters

    Salvation Army Accepting Water for Firefighters

    Sunday, August 5 2012 2:35 PM EDT2012-08-05 18:35:51 GMT
    The Salvation Army warehouse in Tulsa is accepting water donations on Sunday to give to fire crews in Mannford. Salvation Army spokesperson Sallie Godwin said members of the public may bring bottled waterMore >>
    The Salvation Army warehouse in Tulsa is accepting water donations on Sunday to give to fire crews in Mannford.More >>
  • Fire in Luther May Have Been Arson

    Fire in Luther May Have Been Arson

    Sunday, August 5 2012 2:35 PM EDT2012-08-05 18:35:09 GMT
    Arson may have been responsible for a fire in Luther that started on Friday. Residents east of Luther Road and west of Pottowatomie Road were evacuated Friday afternoon. The fire destroyed nearly 60More >>
    Arson may have been responsible for a fire in Luther that started on Friday.More >>
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