100 acres burn in Bokchito grass fire

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(BRYAN COUNTY, OKLAHOMA) -- 4 Oklahoma fire departments responded to a large grass fire in Bryan County Saturday.

The Freeny Valley Fire Department responded to the fire on Buffalo Hill Road in Bokchito around 3:00 Saturday afternoon. When they arrived on scene the fire was so large they requested aid from Bokchito, Bennington, and Caddo fire departments.

Residents say they smelled smoke around 2:45 and called the fire department after seeing flames in the field behind their trailers, the fire quickly grew to 100 acres and smoke could be seen from the highway.
A few small barns were lost but firefighters were able to save the trailer homes. They worked to fight the flames for about an hour.

Freeny Valley firefighters say they are grateful for the aid they received from neighboring departments, they do not know the cause of the fire at this time.