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Comanche County Fire Reignites, Residents Thank Firefighters

COMANCHE COUNTY, Okla. (KSWO) - Today, an overnight fire rekindled into another large grassfire, evacuating even more homes. Firefighters from all across Comanche, Caddo, and Kiowa counties are still battling that fire as we speak. At this time this fire is zero percent contained. Comanche County Emergency Management officials wanted...
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Ombudsman volunteers have rewarding experiences

Do you enjoy getting out and visiting with people? Do you have two hours a week to spare? Being an Ombudsman volunteer is rewarding and interesting. An Ombudsman is committed to improving and enriching the lives of older people. You will receive training, guidance, and an introduction to the facility...
KIOWA COUNTY, OK

One dead in fiery Kiowa County crash

Kiowa County ( KFDX/KJTL) — One person is dead after a fatal wreck in Kiowa County Monday afternoon. The wreck happened around noon on July 4 on E 1330 Rd/N 2440 Rd near Carnegie in Kiowa County. A 2016 Dodge Ram 1500 left the road and drove into a ditch embankment where it caught fire, […]
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1 killed, 3 injured in crash involving sheriff's deputy

PROWERS COUNTY, Colo. — A crash Sunday night in Prowers County left a woman dead and three others injured – including a sheriff's deputy. The crash happened on Highway 50 at Prowers County Road 7, which is just outside of the town of Lamar. The collision, which occurred...
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First Alert Forecast: Fire Danger, Warm Temperatures & Strong to Severe Storms | 4/29AM

LAWTON, Okla. (KSWO) - To put it simple, today will be breezy and warm. Despite limited sunshine today, highs this afternoon will rise into the mid 80s east to upper 90s west. South winds 15 to 25mph with gusts into the 40s. A Wind Advisory is in place for Caddo, Grady, Kiowa, Harmon, Beckham and Washita counties from 12PM-8PM. These areas will likely see the highest wind gusts up to 45mph. With relative humidity as low as 5 percent, strong south winds and the unseasonably warm temperatures will create critical fire danger concerns during the afternoon hours. Simply do your part and avoid any/all activities that could create a spark or flame. A Red Flag Warning is in place for much of the area from 1PM-8PM.
LAWTON, OK
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Federal grants to benefit rural hospitals, communities

Three rural hospital systems in Oklahoma have been named to receive federal grants to help them recover from the pandemic and maintain financial stability in the future. Emergency Rural Health Care Grants announced this week were awarded to the Grady Memorial Hospital Authority, McAlester Regional Healthcare Authority and Kiowa County Hospital Authority.
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Firefighters put out grass fire in Kiowa County

KIOWA COUNTY, Okla. (KSWO) - Firefighters worked to put out a grass fire off Highway 62 Saturday afternoon. It burned about 100 acres near the Comanche/Kiowa Line. Strong winds pushed the fire to the north. Several departments responded, including Snyder, Mountain Park, Roosevelt, Indiahoma, Cache, and Chattanooga. There were no...
KIOWA COUNTY, OK
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Kiowa County fire destroys home

LAWTON, Okla. (KSWO) - A house has burned down in Kiowa County. Snyder and Mountain Park Volunteer Fire Departments were called to the fire on Highway 183 north of Mountain Park. Officials said they were able to contain the fire between two homes in about an hour, but one was...
KIOWA COUNTY, OK