Cotton gin fire caused southwestern Oklahoma town to evacuate

Posted: 8:13 PM, Apr 03, 2018
Updated: 2018-04-04 02:20:04Z

LONE WOLF, Okla. - Oklahoma Highway Patrol said a cotton gin fire caused a Kiowa County town to evacuate Tuesday night.

Troopers said Kiowa County Sheriff Department requested assistance in a cotton gin fire at approximately 3:33 p.m.

Upon arrival, some oil and chemicals in the gin required the town to be evacuated, troopers said.

Troopers said State Highway 9 was closed for about an hour due to heavy smoke from another building that's on fire and black smoke

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