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Firefighters extinguish west Tulsa grass fire

Posted at 7:29 AM, Jan 31, 2016
and last updated 2016-01-31 08:29:56-05

TULSA - Investigators are working to figure out what caused a grass fire near Sandy Park in west Tulsa.

Crews say they were able to quickly extinguish the fire, which threatened six structures. The Tulsa Fire Department says the high gusting winds and remote area of the fire made it especially difficult to put out.

The department says the dry vegetation fuels the fire, but the ground is still wet from rain in the fall, making getting fire trucks to the fire more difficult.

Firefighters say they're unsure if the fire started out of carelessness or was set intentionally.

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