At least 20 acres burn in metro grass fire, officials say

EDMOND, Okla. (KFOR) – Several fire departments responded to a grass fire in the metro early Wednesday morning.

Crews were called to the area near Coffee Creek Road and Council around 12:30 a.m. for large flames.

Crews battled a grass fire near Coffee Creek Road and Council during the early morning hours of Nov. 20.

Officials tell News 4 some residents in the area were evacuated.

Michael Montgomery, Assistant Chief for Deer Creek Fire Protection, said fences between properties and high winds made it difficult to extinguish the fire.

Crews battled a grass fire near Coffee Creek Road and Council during the early morning hours of Nov. 20.

Crews with Edmond, Deer Creek, Piedmont and Cashion fire departments assisted in putting out the blaze.

No structures were lost, and there were no reports of any injuries.

Approximately 20-25 acres were burned, according to Montgomery.

Deer Creek fire officials say the fire was started by a controlled burn from a property owner on Tuesday. The wind picked up the flames, causing them to spread.

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