KIOWA COUNTY, OK (KSWO)- The Flat Top Mountain Fire in Kiowa county is now about 20-percent contained.
The fire is burning near Quartz Mountain State Park. At last check, it had scorched just over 2,800 acres.
Around noon, a County Wildland Task Force went on a hike into difficult terrain to battle the blaze. A task force of volunteer firefighters from Comanche County are also there.
Officials say a firefighter who suffered heat exhaustion yesterday has been treated and released.
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