STEPHENS CO., Okla. (KFDX/KJTL) — The Oklahoma Highway Patrol announced Thursday afternoon the closure of US-81 in Stephens County, 1 mile south of Comanche, Oklahoma.
The closure stems from a grass fire that is causing a large amount of smoke to cover the roadway, making driving conditions hazardous.
The road was closed around 1:29 p.m.
OHP said the Comanche Fire Department is on the scene and the Oklahoma Department of Transportation has been notified.
Stick with Texoma’s Homepage for updates once the fire has been contained and the road reopens.