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Text of 911 call about Luther wildfire

Oklahoman Published: August 6, 2012

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Text of 911 call from man reporting the start of a wildfire near Luther on Friday.

Operator: Oklahoma County

Caller: Yes sir, is this the fire department?

Operator: For who, which fire department?

Caller: I'm in Luther, Okla., I'm up here on 150th and Luther Road. I just come off the turnpike. I was following a truck, he was up in the distance. He took off, it was a bluish-black truck. He turned around in the middle of the road and I got up here where he was at and the whole woods exploded when I got up to him. I got a fire (unintelligible).

Operator: 150th and Luther Road?

Caller: It's just west of Luther Road.

Operator: Just, 150th and Luther, just west?

Caller: Yes sir.

Operator: Is it a grass fire or vehicle fire?

Caller: It's a grass fire. He threw something out.

Operator: OK, where, where's he at now?

Caller: I don't know, I'm out here at the fire.

Operator: What's the description of the vehicle, what's the description of the vehicle?

Caller: It looked like a blackish-blue, dark-colored Ford. There's a house out here by it, I got to notify these people.

Operator: Ford, Ford pickup sir?

Caller: Yes sir, he was headed east.

Operator: East on, 150th?

Caller: I'm in … yes sir.

Operator: OK, we'll get the fire department started OK?

Caller: (Unintelligible) I'm trying to get to these people's house.

Operator: OK we'll get them started.

Caller: It's coming right toward them.

Operator: We'll get them started, OK?

Caller: Thank you.

Operator: All right, bye.

Caller: OK.


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