Wednesday, July 25, 2012

Ola evacuated because of wildfire threat

Posted By on Wed, Jul 25, 2012 at 3:01 PM

WILDFIRE: Near Ola.
  • KATV
  • WILDFIRE: Near Ola, in photo from Yell County sheriff's office.

KATV is all over news (link corrected) of a wildfire near Ola in Yell County that poses enough threat that the entire town of about 1,200 has been cleared and a shelter opened in a nearby high school.

Channel 7 also reports that the fire is near a fireworks business, but additional reports seem to indicate firefighters are having success containing the fire.

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