Fire Report from Levi Blackketter, Roger Mills County Emergency Manager

The Hitchin’ Post in Durham continued to stay open during the fires last week givingeveryone a safe place to stay, have a meal, drinks and fuel. Their parking lot was used forstaging and is now being used for hay, feed and other donated items. Photo provided. The Smokehouse Creek Fire is one that firefighters will remember forever! With over 1 million acres and counting burned, lives lost, homes, property, and livestock all destroyed. Roger Mills County started staging Firefighters, fire Equipment, county graders, dozers, tankers, fuel trailers, and county employees as support personnel at the District 3 County barn at…

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