Multiple fire departments began working a large grass fire Friday night in the area of Fishmarket and Lake Roads. Evacuations were reportedly underway in some areas as well.
Shawnee, Bethel, Tecumseh, Little Axe, McLoud and Norman fire crews were among those working the scene just after 10 p.m. Friday as the fire reportedly burned a barn in the area. There were other reports that possibly two homes were involved in the grass fire as well, but no reports have been confirmed by fire crews on the scene. The Red Cross also is on the scene.
The Red Cross, at about 1 a.m. Saturday opened a warming center for fire evacuees at Bethel United Methodist Church, 35500 Hardesty Road.
UDPATE: The warming center closed about 8 a.m. Saturday.