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Strong winds fueling wildfire in Logan, Payne counties

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GUTHRIE, Okla. - As strong winds continue to plague the state, firefighters are busy battling wildfires.

Around 1:30 p.m. on Monday, crews in Logan County were called to a grass fire northwest of Langston University.

The strong winds and the dry conditions provided fuel for the flames as they spread through open fields and trees.

The fire eventually crossed into Payne County.

So far, burn bans remain in effect for the following counties:

  • Canadian
  • Cimarron
  • Cleveland
  • Creek
  • Grady
  • Harper
  • Jefferson
  • McIntosh
  • Muskogee
  • Oklahoma
  • Rogers
  • Sequoyah
  • Texas
  • Tulsa