Smudge Pot Explosion in Okmulgee County Leaves Five Injured
• Five people from Okmulgee County were injured in a smudge pot explosion while trying to stay warm outdoors. • The victims suffered second and third-degree burns and were taken to Hillcrest Medical Center burn unit in Tulsa.
5 taken to hospital after smudge pot explodes at home near Beggs
OKMULGEE COUNTY, Okla. — Five people were taken to a hospital after a smudge pot exploded at a home in eastern Oklahoma. Get the latest news stories of interest by clicking here. Okmulgee County Emergency Management Director Jeff Moore told Tulsa-area television station KJRH that the five victims were...
5 Burned, Being Treated After Smudge Pot Explosion
5 people from Okmulgee County are in the Hillcrest Medical Center burn unit in Tulsa after first responders said an outdoor fire turned into an explosion. Okmulgee County Emergency Management Director Jeff Moore said the group of friends were using a smudge pot to stay warm while hanging out this weekend.
Remembering Oklahoma's William Sampson Jr.: A Multifaceted Talent's Journey
*This story was enhanced by AI and sourced from Wikipedia. William Sampson Jr., born on September 27, 1933, in Okmulgee County, Oklahoma, left an indelible mark as a painter, actor, and rodeo performer. A member of the Muscogee Nation, Sampson's life was a vibrant tapestry woven with achievements in the realms of entertainment and Native American advocacy.
5 injured in smudge pot explosion near Beggs
Beggs Rural Fire Department responded to a smudge pot explosion at around 10:30 p.m. last night that injured five people in Okmulgee County near Highway 16, west of Beggs.
Okmulgee County named top Farm Bureau in state
Okmulgee County Farm Bureau was presented with the 2023 Oklahoma Farm Bureau John I. Taylor Award on Saturday, Nov. 11 during the organization’s annual meeting in Oklahoma City.
Smudge Pot Explosion in Okmulgee County Home Results in Five Injuries
A smudge pot explosion in a home near Beggs, Okmulgee County, has resulted in five individuals sustaining injuries, as reported by the Okmulgee County Emergency Management. The explosion occurred around 10:30 p.m. on Friday night. Tim Craighton, the Okmulgee County Emergency Management Director, explained that the incident involved an at-home smudge pot, a portable oil-burning device typically used to prevent frost on fruit trees.
Several Injured in Okmulgee County Smudge Pot Explosion
• Five people were injured in a smudge pot explosion in Okmulgee County. • Three men and two women were involved in the incident. • The cause of the explosion is unknown.
Multiple Injuries Reported in Okmulgee County Smudge Pot Explosion
• Five people were injured in a smudge pot explosion in Okmulgee County near Beggs. • The incident occurred around 10:30 p.m. on Friday night. • The injured individuals suffered second and third-degree burns.
5 people suffer second and third-degree burns after smudge pot explodes in Okmulgee County
OKMULGEE COUNTY, Okla. – Five people were taken to the hospital after a smudge pot exploded at a home near Beggs, according to officials with Okmulgee County Emergency Management.
Hamilton to speak at County Democrat meeting
The Okmulgee County Democratic Party will meet Thursday, Nov. 16, at 6 p.m. at the OSUIT Student Union from 6:30-7:30 p.m.
County Schools Salute Veterans
Schools across the area recognized our Okmulgee County veterans last week with various assemblies and events. Pictured above, veterans attended Preston Schools’ program at the Jim Waller Event Center and were treated to lunch. Pictured bottom left is Okmulgee FFA’s Wall of Honor, recognizing alumni, staff and students’ family members who have served in the military. Bottom right, OSUIT celebrated our nation’s heroes in solemn reflection and gratitude by placing flags on the campus lawn, each bearing the name of a loved one who has served.
Community meeting addresses county fentanyl problem
Okmulgee County residents gathered at First Baptist Church last Thursday for an educational meeting aimed at addressing the alarming rise in fentanyl addiction and overdoses. The event, featured speakers Ric Sturman, LPN with the Muscogee Creek Nation MAT, and his partner Billy, a peer recovery support specialist boasting over 22 years of sobriety.
Smith Receives Jerry Shoemake Award
Andrea Smith, a member of Henryetta FFA, was awarded the Jerry Shoemake All-Around Champion Award at the Okmulgee County Fair Board meeting Monday night. Also pictured is Kristy Shoemake Huckabee, who presents Smith with a check.