Rain chances possible this week

Firefighters tackle grass fire near Shawnee

 

SHAWNEE, Okla. – Fire officials have warned Oklahomans to take precautions during these blustery days to prevent grass fires.

On Friday afternoon, fire crews rushed to a grass fire near County Rd. 2300 and Peebly Rd., just west of Shawnee.

Heavy smoke from the grass fire could be seen for miles as the flames consumed several acres of open fields.

Grass fire near Shawnee

Fire crews from several agencies responded to the blaze and were able to stop the grass fire from reaching a nearby business area.

It appears as though the fire burned 10 to 15 acres.

Grass fire near Shawnee