OFS: Massive Rhea Fire now 100 percent contained
DEWEY COUNTY, Okla. (KOKH) —
Firefighers are relieved to hear that one of the massive wildfires burning in northwestern Oklahoma is fully contained.
According to the Oklahoma Forestry Service's Fire Situation Report on Wednesday, the Rhea Fire was at 100 percent containment. That fire has burned 286,196 acres since it began on April 12.
Officials say the burn area received three-tenths of an inch of precipitation overnight and is expected to see a half inch by the end of the morning. Winds will be relatively calm and the relative humidity is expected to be around 50 percent.
The only other fire still reported in the state, the 34 Complex Fire in Woodward County, is at 98 percent containment and has burned 62,481 acres.