Video shows wild horses fleeing 11 square mile grass fire

The blaze was started by a single-vehicle car crash

Charlie Atkin
Tuesday 08 March 2016 14:32
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Wild horses flee grass fires in Oklahoma

Video shows wild horses fleeing fires, after a car crash ignited a blaze that spread to over 11 square miles of land.

The grass fire reached woods northeast of Oklahoma City, US, as shifting winds made it difficult for fire services to combat the blaze.

Oklahoma Forestry Services dispatched bulldozer crews and water-carrying airplanes to keep the fire from nearby homes.

Yesterday it was reported that the fire were at least 75% contained according to Osage County Emergency Management, as the flames had been reduced to an area of 35 acres.

The region has had very little rain or snow in the past month.

No one was reported hurt in the original crash and no horses appeared to be injured by the flames.

Additional reporting by AP

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