Thursday, April 26, 2018, 6:15 pm
The fire is 100 percent contained at 286,196 acres. The majority of personnel were demobilized today. On Friday, April 27, Southern States Incident Management Team members will finish taking down the ICP at the Pioneer Cellular Event Center in Weatherford. The team transfers command of the fire back to Oklahoma Forestry Services and the Bureau of Indian Affairs on Saturday, April 28.
The InciWeb pages for the Rhea Fire will no longer be updated. However, Oklahoma Forestry Services (OFS) will continue to release a fire-situation report and update its Facebook page. To reach OFS by phone, the public should use 405-522-6158 and the media 405-586-0404.
|Current as of|
|Date of Origin||Thursday April 12th, 2018 approx. 02:00 PM|
|Location||Half mile west of Rhea, Oklahoma|
|Coordinates||35.849 latitude, -99.213 longitude|
|Percent of Perimeter Contained||100%|
Tall grass (2.5 feet)
Brush (2 Feet)
|Projected Incident Activity|
No additional fire growth is expected.