Firefighters respond to large grass fire near Talala, Oklahoma Thursday afternoon

Posted at 3:19 PM, Feb 16, 2017
and last updated 2017-02-16 23:23:46-05

TALALA, Okla. -- Fire crews are fighting a large grass fire near Talala Thursday afternoon.

Officials say several agencies are responding to the fire. Heavy black smoke could be seen from Highway 169 near Talala.

Several homes were threatened by the fire. In the mid afternoon hours, deputies went door to door warning people to leave the area.

The fire is now under control. No injuries have been reported.

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