283 Fire

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283 Fire


Beginning 3-10-2017, 283 Fire will be reported under NW-OK Complex Fires
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Approximate Location

36.71 latitude, -99.837 longitude

Incident Overview

The 283 Fire is being managed by the Southern Area Red Incident Management Team, as a part of the Northwest Oklahoma Complex Fires. Please visit the Northwest Oklahoma Complex Fires inciweb page.

Basic Information

Current as of
Incident TypeWildfire
Date of OriginTuesday March 07th, 2017 approx. 01:30 AM
Location1 mile west of Laverne, OK

Current Situation

Total Personnel47
Size72,000 Acres
Percent of Perimeter Contained100%
Fuels Involved

Tall Grass (2.5 feet)

Brush (2 feet)

Significant Events

active, running, flanking


Planned Actions

12 hours: fireline construction and structure protection

Projected Incident Activity

12 hours: fireline construction and structure protection

Current Weather

Weather Concerns

approaching cold front wind gust of 30 expected from the north and


Unit Information

Oklahoma Division of Forestry
Oklahoma City, OK 73105

Incident Contact

NW-OK Complex Fire Info
Email: nwokfires@gmail.com
Phone: 405-586-0404
Hours: 8am - 8pm

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