Governor Mary Fallin Declares Statewide Emergency, Issues Burn Ban For 36 Counties

May 5, 2014 10:24 PM

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Governor Mary Fallin Declares Statewide Emergency, Issues Burn Ban For 36 Counties

One person was killed and numerous homes and structures have been destroyed in Logan County since a wildfire began late Sunday afternoon. Additional fires were reported near Altus, Jennings and Keystone Lake in Pawnee County, Seiling, Stillwater and Woodward. Damage assessments are ongoing.

"My thanks go out to the firefighters and first responders who have been battling wildfires in several areas of the state," said Fallin. "The emergency declaration allows state agencies to acquire resources that can aid in that firefighting effort."

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