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Oklahoma continues to hold high wind production marks in latest industry report

04/20/2018 Oklahoma is among four states in the nation where wind generated ... which it said is enough installed capacity to power 27 million American homes. In a news conference held in New Mexico this week, Tom Kiernan, the association's chief executive, said ...

Largest Wildfire In Oklahoma Spreads Northeast

04/18/2018 According to the Oklahoma Forestry Service, the Rhea Fire in Dewey County has now burned more than 283,095 acres total. With the most of the fire spreading northeast, many areas are still being evacuated and at least 50 homes have been destroyed.

Federal housing official, in Oklahoma, to sexual abusers, 'We're coming for you'

04/20/2018 She was keynote speaker at the fourth annual Oklahoma Fair Housing & Health Equity Seminar and ... on protecting the right of everyone to feel safe and secure in their homes, free from unwanted sexual harassment," HUD Secretary Ben Carson said last week ...

Oklahoma Fire Map: Location of Rhea & 34 Complex Fires [Updated for April 19]

04/19/2018 Last week, the fires prompted the evacuations of hundreds of people, several homes were destroyed, and two people died. The fires in total were covering more than 300,000 acres across the state. The Oklahoma Forestry Service says the state is still under ...

Latest on Deadly Plains Wildfires: Dangerous Conditions in Arizona, New Mexico; Large Oklahoma Blaze Still Only 15 Percent Contained

04/20/2018 Milder conditions in Oklahoma aided firefighters on Thursday, though conditions remain dangerous in Arizona and New Mexico. Grass fires have exploded in the Plains, burning several homes and forcing mandatory evacuations. Two deaths have been blamed on the ...

Oklahoma Wildfires Leave At Least 2 Dead, 20 Injured

04/19/2018 Wildfires continued to rip through western Oklahoma on Thursday, burning over 300,000 acres of land and leaving behind dozens of destroyed homes. Flames broke out last week amid historic fire conditions, including dry weather and high winds. At least two ...

Dewey County, Oklahoma, Wildfire Nears 300,000 Acres

04/18/2018 Oklahoma’s Rhea Fire stood at 283,095 in the afternoon of Wednesday, April 18, growing by about 20,000 acres since the morning. The fire was three percent contained.About 50 homes had been burned in Dewey County from the fire, a news report said.

Oklahoma's Rhea Fire Grows By 20,000 Acres

04/18/2018 Oklahoma’s Rhea Fire stood at 283,095 in the afternoon of Wednesday, April 18, growing by about 20,000 acres since the morning. The fire was three percent contained.About 50 homes had been burned in Dewey County from the fire, a news report said.

UPDATE: Wind-whipped wildfires destroy homes, prompt evacuations

04/18/2018 8:30 a.m. Firefighters are battling massive wildfires that have destroyed homes and other buildings in parts of Colorado, Kansas and Oklahoma. The blazes are fueled by gusting winds, low humidity and drought-stricken land. One fire that started in Colorado ...

Forecast could "scare the hell" out of Oklahoma firefighters

04/18/2018 but scanner traffic indicated some homes were engulfed by the flames. As of Tuesday night, the Oklahoma Office of Emergency Management said, states of emergency had been declared in 52 counties in the state. A U.S. Forest Service commander at one of two ...

Dozens Of Homes Have Been Destroyed In Deadly Wildfires That Are Now Larger Than New York City

04/18/2018 At least two people have died and at least 20 others have been injured in the fires, Oklahoma Department of Emergency Management spokesperson Kelli Cain told BuzzFeed News. In Dewey County, which has suffered much of the Rhea Fire's fury, 50 homes spread ...

Wildfires continue to spread in western Oklahoma

04/18/2018 Warm, windy and dry weather continues to plague western Oklahoma, feeding wildfires that have scorched hundreds of thousands of acres, destroyed dozens of homes and left at least two people dead. A red flag fire warning was again issued Wednesday for more ...

Oklahomans In Western Oklahoma Still Dealing With Wildfires

04/16/2018 Northwest Oklahoma continues to deal with historic wildfires that have burned hundreds of thousands of acres. One of the communities hit hardest was Vici, where residents are in recovery and defensive mode at the same time. At least 30 homes in the area ...

Oklahoma couple loses home of 50 years in fire

04/16/2018 MARTHA, Okla. – An Oklahoma couple says they don’t know where to turn after their family home was destroyed by a fire. Officials say the fire tore through the town of Martha on Saturday, destroying 15 homes in the process. In fact, the entire town had ...

Oklahoma Rhea Fire Grows To 400,000 Acres As National Guard Is Deployed

04/17/2018 More than 1,400 people were forced to flee their homes on Thursday and Friday when the Rhea Fire began to spread rapidly. The Oklahoma Department of Emergency Management requested the air support assistance of the Oklahoma National Guard to help fight ...

Wildfires Continue To Ravage Western Parts Of Oklahoma

04/17/2018 some homes have already been engulfed by the blaze. The fires remain 0 percent contained. The Red Cross is establishing an evacuation center at the First United Methodist Church in Moreland, Oklahoma, located at 302 S. Elm Street. Due to high fire danger ...

Wind-whipped wildfires destroy homes, prompt evacuations

04/18/2018 OKLAHOMA CITY – Firefighters are battling massive wildfires that have destroyed homes and other buildings in parts of Colorado, Kansas and Oklahoma. The blazes are fueled by gusting winds, low humidity and drought-stricken land. One fire that started in ...

Western OK On High Alert During Fire Weather Watch

04/16/2018 A state of emergency remains in effect for 52 Oklahoma counties due to wildfire damage and risk. This allows state agencies to purchase and distribute resources to hard hit areas like Vici. School leaders say roughly 20 Vici homes have been destroyed due ...

Dallas-Fort Worth retail real estate market tightening, projects sidelined, report says

04/16/2018 Dallas-Fort Worth’s retail real estate market is strong ... CBRE’s managing director of retail for Texas and Oklahoma. “We’re in a good spot,” Taylor said in an interview with the Dallas Business Journal. “As long as people keep morning ...

Hundreds evacuate as more than two dozen wildfires burn in Oklahoma, Texas

04/14/2018 About 1,400 people in the state have been forced from their homes. The fire that trapped the hunter began Thursday afternoon near Leedey, about 110 miles northwest of Oklahoma City and has burned about 82,000 acres, Finch-Walker said. Three hunters were ...

Smoky smell in North Texas coming from Oklahoma wildfires

04/14/2018 About 366,000 acres in Oklahoma have been consumed by wildfires that started Wednesday and have forced about 1,400 people from their homes — and gusty winds have pushed the smoke into North Texas. Fires have broken out in western parts of Oklahoma.

Oklahoma Wildfires Destroy Dozens Of Homes In Dewey County

04/15/2018 As the wildfire danger in Western Oklahoma continues, the town of Vici in Dewey County is now in recovery mode. The fire line is visible just east of downtown Vici. In fact, the entire downtown was spared and has now has become hub for recovery for the ...

Oklahoma City, OK Real Estate: Newly Listed Homes for Sale

07/05/2017 We could not find any nearby foreclosures, but here are a few nearby homes for sale: The houses for sale in and around Oklahoma City are just a small portion of more than 4 million homes sold in Oklahoma. and across the United States every year. We're not ...

UPDATE: Oklahoma wildfires force evacuation of 1,400 people

04/13/2018 kilometers) and forced the evacuation of about 450 people from their homes, but no injuries are reported. The National Weather Service says dangerous fire weather conditions are expected in much of western Oklahoma and the Oklahoma Panhandle through ...

Hunter burned, homes evacuated in Oklahoma wildfires

04/14/2018 OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — An Oklahoma turkey hunter was found alive but badly burned Friday after spending the night trapped by one of two wildfires raging in northwestern Oklahoma that forced about 1,400 people from their homes. The fire that trapped the ...

Oklahoma Wildfires Kill One, Prompt Additional Evacuations

04/13/2018 (FORECAST: Critical Fire Weather Conditions in Southwest and Southern Rockies) The largest group of fires, named the 34 Complex Fire, burned more than 485 square miles and several homes by Friday afternoon in northwestern Oklahoma's Woodward County ...

Oklahoma wildfires: Hundreds evacuate, 120,000 acres burned, officials say

04/13/2018 WOODWARD, Okla.-- Wildfires in northwestern Oklahoma have burned more than 120,000 acres and forced hundreds of people to evacuate their homes. Woodward County Emergency Management Director Matt Lehenbaur said Friday that the fires have destroyed several ...

Several homes, structures destroyed in Putnam after wildfires force evacuations

04/13/2018 PUTNAM, Okla. — Several homes and structures were destroyed by fire Friday, set ablaze by wildfires sweeping across western Oklahoma. The state is under an emergency declaration by the governor for 52 counties because of the dozens of wildfires that ...

Wildfires force evacuations in western Oklahoma

04/14/2018 Wildfires continued to rage across western Oklahoma on Friday, forcing residents to evacuate, destroying homes and leaving a man dead. More than 180,000 acres of grasslands and woodlands have been scorched from a series of wildfires that sparked Wednesday ...

Oklahoma wildfires burn 200,000 acres, 1,400 people forced from their homes

04/13/2018 SEILING, Okla. --An outbreak of wildfires has most of Oklahoma under a state of emergency Friday evening. High wind and severe drought are creating blow torch conditions. At least one person has died and more than 200,000 acres have burned. About 1,400 ...

OK town threatened by wildfire evacuated

04/13/2018 VICI, OKLAHOMA (CNN) - The entire town of Vici - with a 2014 population of 715 - has been evacuated because of a wildfire. Officials rescued two hunters trapped by the blaze in Dewey County, but a 54-year-old man is still missing. About 800 homes are ...

The Oklahoma Strike Is At a Crossroads

04/12/2018 Large numbers of teachers in Oklahoma City have volunteered to let educators arriving from across the state stay in their homes. A big strike is made up of many such small acts of solidarity. Katie Booker, a reading teacher in Tulsa, started a GoFundMe to ...

Wildfires burn homes, force evacuations in Oklahoma

04/13/2018 WOODWARD, Okla. – A wildfire in northwestern Oklahoma has burned more than 120,000 acres (485 sq. kilometers) and forced hundreds of people to evacuate their homes. Woodward County Emergency Management Director Matt Lehenbaur said Friday that the fire ...

Three homes damaged after early morning house fire in N.W. Oklahoma City

04/12/2018 OKLAHOMA CITY – Three homes were damaged after an early morning house fire in Oklahoma City. Thursday morning, a home near N.W. 14th and Blackwelder caught fire. The home became fully involved in flames and, due to the high winds, officials say the fire ...

Oklahoma City homebuilding is maintaining parade pace

04/07/2018 Maintaining pace with 2017 will be good for the Parade of Homes Spring Festival April 27-29 and May 4-6, presented by the Central Oklahoma Home Builders Association. New houses will be open free to the public from 1 to 7 p.m. each day. "Since the beginning ...

Between Babies and Breakfast Photos: How to Use Social Networking to Sell Homes

04/08/2018 We sat down with Oklahoma-based agent Loren Coburn to see how he got 10 ... For more information, please call Cole Realty Resource at 888-231-0732, or visit www.coleinformation.com/real-estate/. For the latest real estate news and trends, bookmark ...

Wichita Tribe Asks Oklahoma Court To Nix Land Row Suit

04/05/2018 Law360 (April 5, 2018, 7:19 PM EDT) -- The Wichita and Affiliated Tribes on Wednesday urged an Oklahoma federal court to toss a land row suit by the Caddo Nation of Oklahoma claiming that a tribal history center threatens ancestral graves, saying the Caddo ...

Charted: The disastrous economic decisions behind Oklahoma’s teachers strike

04/03/2018 Oklahoma teachers say they have been forced to work second ... when property taxes plummeted with real estate values. Overall, funding for public education has started to rebound in recent years, as real estate prices went back up. Some states, though ...

The Latest: Debate starts on Oklahoma education bills

04/06/2018 OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) - The Latest on a walkout by Oklahoma teachers ... plant near Fort Worth and residents in the area have been told to remain in their homes with doors and windows closed. A large fire has erupted at a chemical recycling plant near Fort ...

The Oklahoma Teachers Strike Is 26 Years In The Making

04/07/2018 she sells real estate. It’s unacceptable that it takes five jobs between two people to ensure a middle-class existence. The state of Oklahoma has neglected education for far too long. We can point fingers and blame whomever we wish; as I have already ...