Small structure heavily damaged, fire crews douse flames in eastern Comanche County

Crews were able to get the flames under control within 20 to 30 minutes.
Crews were able to get the flames under control within 20 to 30 minutes.(KSWO)
Published: Sep. 30, 2022 at 4:30 PM CDT
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COMANCHE COUNTY, Okla. (KSWO) - Sparks from a power tool are being blamed for a fire in eastern Comanche County which heavily damaged an outside shed.

Firefighters from Cox’s Store and Valley View volunteer fire departments responded to a reported outside fire east of Highway 65 on Friday afternoon.

When the first crews arrived they realized the grassfire had spread to a storage shed.

Crews were able to get the flames under control within 20 to 30 minutes.

One firefighter sustained a cut to his hand and was treated on scene by Kirk’s EMS.