The Norman Transcript

July 17, 2013

Homes evacuated due to gas line fire


The Associated Press

OOLOGAH — A gas line fire has led to the evacuation of several homes in Oologah.

Oologah-Talala Emergency Medical Services spokesman John Wylie II told reporters that there have been no reports of injuries or damage as a result of the fire. Fire officials with the Northwest Fire Department in Rogers County say they’re allowing the gas to burn.

Investigators SAID the fire may be the result of a lightning strike late Tuesday afternoon.

— AP