Oklahoma Wildfire About 90 Percent Contained

By: Associated Press Email
By: Associated Press Email

GUTHRIE, Okla. (AP) - Forecasters are warning of critical fire conditions in central Oklahoma as crews battle a wildfire that has scorched more than 4.5 square miles.

The National Weather Service has issued a red flag warning for western and central Oklahoma until 10 p.m.

Forecasters say temperatures could surpass 100 degrees with low humidity and wind gusts up to 45 mph.

Fire officials say the blaze is about 90 percent contained, but it's destroyed at least 10 homes and left one person dead.

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