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Update: Highway 20 back open following afternoon grass fire
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Update: Highway 20 back open following afternoon grass fire

Update: Highway 20 back open following afternoon grass fire
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Smoke shuts down Highway 20

Update: Highway 20 back open following afternoon grass fire

Updating a story KRMG first told you about Saturday afternoon. 

State Highway 20 has reopened after being shutdown for more than two hours due to poor visibility from an area grass fire. 

Skiatook Fire Department worked for hours getting the fire under control.  No reports of any injuries or structure damage from the fire.

Original: Emergency crews are on the scene of a grass fire near Skiatook.

Leaders at the Oklahoma Department of Public Safety say the fire is burning west of State Highway 20 and smoke is creating low visibility for drivers.

Crews tell KRMG that traffic is diverted from Highway 20 and Crystal Bay Road to Lake Road.

A KRMG texter says, "Hwy 20 at ranchland road outside of hominy between skiatook and hominy due to wild fire and smoke blowing over the hwy."

The fire is in a field.

No structures have been burned.




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