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Suspicious fires common in area of Cemetery Road
Cemetery Road has had more than its share of suspicious fires through the years. This year, the state fire marshal made a finding of arson in the Aug. 3 blaze that resulted in the loss of a person’s life....
Veterans present donations to firefighters
The Slaughterville and Washington fire departments received checks for $250 each from VFW Post 4890 on Friday morning.
Lexington clothing ministry aids fire victims
Lexington First Baptist Church has been helping those in need through their Clothes Closet Ministries for years....
Property owners face tax dilemma after fires
Typically after natural disasters, property can be assessed and adjusted which lowers tax bills for those affected in a timely manner....
81-year-old recounts days of uncertainty, vigilance
Editor’s note: Jack Holt is 81 years old and has lived on the same piece of land at Duke and Cedar Lane for 23 years. Holt, a Navy veteran and former owner of Thunderbird Stables, and his wife, Donna, weathered the firestorm that swept ...
Six days and 9,000 burnt acres later, fire crews triumph over blazes
The Norman Fire Department terminated the East Norman Command at 7 p.m. on Thursday for the fire that started south of Norman at noon last Friday. Fire crews had remained on the scene doing suppression continuously until the last flare up ...
Girl’s five-mile ride saves horse from blaze
Editor’s Note: Earlier this year, then 14-year-old Cortney Townsend, came to the rescue of a 16-year-old Ohio girl whom she had never met. Veronica Llewellyn of Wadsworth, Ohio, arrived in Oklahoma after an 1,100-mile trip to compete in ...
Man charged in theft connected to wildfires
Cleveland County sheriff’s deputies arrested an 18-year-old male Wednesday suspected of taking an air conditioner from a home in Noble burned by the wildfires.
Red Cross closes relief center serving Slaughterville
The Red Cross fire relief center at Slaughterville Baptist Church, 10101 60th St., is now closed.
Four fires ruled arson, additional fires could be suspicious
The state fire marshal has determined that fires set in Cleveland County over the weekend were arson....
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