Reward offered for info about start of wildfire near Luther
BY Associated Press
Wednesday, August 08, 2012
Continuing coverage: Read more about state wildfires here.
OKLAHOMA CITY — The Oklahoma County Sheriff's Office FOP is offering a $1,000 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person believed to have started a wildfire near Luther.
Sheriff John Whetsel said in a news release Wednesday that the best hope of solving the case is for someone to provide information leading to an arrest. The sheriff's office has also established a tip line
Witnesses have told investigators of seeing someone throwing a lighted object from a dark-colored pickup truck before the fire started Friday. One caller to 911 reported that the "woods exploded" after something was thrown from the truck.
The fire burned about 4 square miles Friday and Saturday.
Tip line: (405) 259-OCSO (6276)
Text: (405) 259-6276