Firefighters battle grass fire near Hominy

Firefighters battle grass fire near Hominy (Courtesy of Britton Redeagle)

Firefighters are battling a grass fire near Hominy, Okla.

Osage County Emergency Management said the grass fire is burning about 1,000 acres west of Hominy along Highway 20.

Emergency management said there are no reports of injuries or threats to homes right now.

Hominy Fire Department said they put up backfires ahead of the flames to protect nearby homes and businesses.

Emergency Management said 11 different fire departments responded.

They are still working to put out the fire, and will continue to do so the rest of the night.

About 8,500 acres have burned so far, according to Emergency Management.

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