"Second Death Reported With Wildfires, Threat 'Historic' On Tuesday"

"A second person has died as the result of the wildfires that scorched across western Oklahoma, with the threat of more blazes Tuesday.

A woman was found dead in her car in Dewey County near Seiling, Oklahoma Emergency Management spokeswoman Keli Cain said. Further details were not available Monday.

Jack Osben, 61, died Thursday from injuries he suffered in a fire that began southeast of Leedey, authorities said.

While houses and structures have been destroyed in the wildfires, an estimated number was not available, Cain said."

Matt Dinger reports for the Oklahoman April 17, 2018.


"Southwest Fire Threat Called ‘Extreme To Historic’ Amid Brutally Hot And Dry Conditions" (Washington Post)

Source: Oklahoman, 04/19/2018