Winds keep grass fire burning in Leonard Mountain area


WAGONER COUNTY, Okla. (KTUL) -- Strong winds have kept firefighters from multiple Green Country departments busy Friday in the Leonard Mountain area.

According to Wagoner County Emergency Management, there was a controlled burn Thursday in the area that was never fully extinguished. Fire crews returned Friday morning and have been putting out hot spots all day.

Departments from Haskell, Twin Hills, Bixby and Liberty have been involved.

Emergency management officials say the fire is in a rural area and no homes or other structures are at risk.

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