Parts of Oklahoma Town Evacuated Amid Grass Fire

Evacuation orders were issued for parts of the southwest Oklahoma town of Mangum on Tuesday, July 19, as a grass fire burned amid heightened fire conditions across Texoma, reports said.

Reports said at least 15 different fire departments responded to the scene. This video was shared by the Mangum Police Department.

Evacuation measures were later lifted, police confirmed.

A heat advisory was in effect for Mangum until Wednesday night, with the National Weather Service warning of a heat index of up to 109 degrees Fahrenheit. Credit: Mangum Police Department via Storyful

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