Timber fire visible for miles across Grand Lake

DELAWARE COUNTY, Okla. — Sunday evening about 7 p.m. Seneca Cayuga Fire requested mutual aid for a timber fire near Paradise Point.

Amber Davis shared photos with KOAM showing the fire across the lake from Lee’s Resort. You can see the timber glowing from fire and EMS lights after the sunset.

Responding to the mutual aid request:

  • Grove Fire
  • Wyandotte Fire
  • Quapaw Tribe Fire
  • BIA Forestry & Wildland Fire Management
  • Cowskin Fire

It was described by firefighters as a “very large” timber fire, about 10 acres, near the Paradise Point area.

Nobody or any structures were harmed. All agencies did an awesome job of stopping and containing this fire.” — COWSKIN RURAL FIRE

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