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Cleveland County Sheriff Deputies Taking Fire Damage Reports
Cleveland County sheriff’s deputies need the public’s help reporting property damage that occurred in the Aug. 3-5 wildfires. County residents who suffered any property losses such as structure or personal should contact the Cleveland County Sheriff’s Office and report the items that were damaged or destroyed. Also include the monetary value. Reports will be forwarded to the State Fire Marshal’s Office. These reports will help investigators identify the total loss from the wildfires. Findings will be sent to other appropriate agencies. Fire reports serve several functions including establishing a loss record for insurance and other purposes. Each time a fire happens in CCSO jurisdiction, a report is taken and forwarded to the State Fire Marshal if further action is needed. To make a report, please call CCSO at 701-8888, and ask for a deputy.
Posted: Wednesday, September 12 2012, 10:51 AM CDT
IN OKLAHOMA NEWS
Tornado watch issued for western, central Oklahoma
May 18, 2013 22:57 GMT
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) -- A tornado watch is in effect for western and central Oklahoma.
The weather system brought severe thunderstorms to the Altus and Clinton areas, as well as Harper County late Saturday afternoon. There were no reports of rotation as evening approached but the tornado watch lasts until 11 p.m. Saturday.
The dangerous weather is forecast to continue into Sunday night as the system progresses to the east.
The tornado watch area Saturday stretched from eastern edge of the Panhandle to include the Oklahoma City area.
Forecasters warn that the system could also bring large hail.
The National Weather Service in Norman reports tennis ball-size hail along U.S. 62 near the border of Harmon and Jackson counties in the state's far southwest.
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