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Firefighters battle grass fire in northeast Oklahoma City

OKLAHOMA CITY – The dry conditions and strong winds kept firefighters in Oklahoma City busy on Thursday afternoon.

Around 2 p.m. on Thursday, Oklahoma City firefighters were called to a grass fire in the 10000 block of N. Kelley Ave.

Grass fire along N. Kelley Ave.

Fire officials say 15 acres were scorched by the blaze, and a house caught fire.

Initial reports indicate that a downed power line sparked the grass fire.

Fire crews say they were able to extinguish the fire on the house, but were fighting the wind to get control of the grass fire.

Fire in the 10000 block of N. Kelley

Drivers are encouraged to stay clear of the area.