OFS Wildfire Activity Update
Oklahoma Forestry Services, a division of the Oklahoma Department of Agriculture, Food & Forestry, have Task Forces responding to a number of fires that were on-going yesterday in several counties across Oklahoma.
WILDFIRES IMPACTING STATE
The Oklahoma Department of Emergency Management (OEM) continues to work with our partners at the Oklahoma Department of Agriculture, Forestry Division to assist local firefighters with this wildfire outbreak.
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