The past couple of months has been incredibly busy for all of our volunteer fire departments around Comanche County, OK. and we certainly owe them a BIG THANK YOU for all they've done and continue to do for us. As dry as it is we're seeing a lot of fires break out throughout the county and in rural communities.
Over the past several weeks we've seen fires in Northeast Comanche County and out east of town near KSWO Channel 7. Those are just a few that have happened recently. Volunteer fire departments from all over Comanche Co. have come together to battle the flames and help keep people, livestock, and homes safe.
These men and women work tirelessly and a lot of times without any recognition whatsoever for everything they do. They place themselves in danger and risk all to help others and do so voluntarily. In my honest opinion, that's what makes a real hero and they more than deserve that title, our thanks, and appreciation.
Right now Comanche County isn't in an official burn ban, but several other counties are. Check with Oklahoma Forest Services for the complete listings. It wouldn't surprise me if Comanche Co. is added to the list, especially if things don't improve. Right now all chances of rain have been removed from the immediate forecast so conditions don't look too promising as far as getting some much-needed rain anytime soon.
Be very careful and avoid any type of outdoor fires if at all possible until things improve. You'll also want to check the Oklahoma Forest Sevices site often for updates on burn bans and related weather conditions that cause the potential for high fire danger. Also with it being New Years' fireworks would be a really bad idea. You don't want to ring in the new year by burning down your property or home, or someone else's.
The Dreadful Downtown Hauntings of Lawton, OK.
When it comes to ghost tales and hauntings Lawton, Fort Sill has more than a few scary stories to tell. The most active hauntings and paranormal/supernatural occurrences that have been reported seem to be centered around downtown Lawton. If you've lived here a while I'm sure you've heard a few of these terrifying tales yourself. If not check out the photo gallery below of the dreadful downtown hauntings of Lawton, OK.
Tour the most expensive house for sale in Oklahoma!
It's being called the most premier luxury listing in all of Oklahoma on Zillow.com
. This massive mansion in Arcadia, OK. at 400 Deep Fork Circle
is listed by Ty Burnett of 525 Realty Group
. It currently has an asking price of $5,950,000
making it the most expensive, if not one of the most expensive houses for sale in the entire state. So what will almost six million dollars get you? A lot! This epic 12,020 square foot estate sits on over 2.5 acres and features 7 bedrooms and 9 bathrooms. It comes with its own guest house, resort infinity pool, cabana, and gym. The chef-inspired kitchen features all professional, commercial-grade appliances. There's a THX theater room and entertainment suite complete with its own bar. The master bedroom has a see-through fireplace, huge celebrity-style closets a garden room, and heated marble floors in the master bath. It has a basement a wine cellar and tons of outdoor patio and sitting areas. Scroll through all the pictures below and take a virtual tour of this one-of-a-kind epic estate located in Arcadia, OK.
Top 10 most terrifying towns & scary cities in Oklahoma
While Oklahoma is well known for its beauty and friendly people there are a few places in the Sooner State you'll want to avoid. These are the most terrifying towns and scary cities in the state. It's not that they're bad places, or plagued with crime and other negative factors. The towns and cities below have one single thing in common. They all have active paranormal and supernatural phenomenons. From ghost stories to urban legends and tragic tales. A lot of these places are well known to those who live in Oklahoma and even all over the nation. If you're looking to get scared or do a little ghost hunting you can start with the list below.
Look inside this Epic Eastside estate for sale in Lawton, OK.
Take a look inside of the most expensive house for sale in Lawton, Fort Sill. This mini-mansion is an epic Eastside estate that's listed for $1,500,000
by Jeanne Rock of Re/Max Professionals
. If you've been on the Eastside on Flowermound Road you may have seen this house, it's located at 610 N.E. Flowermound Road.
It's a 3,900 square foot, 4 bedroom, 3 bath, 3 living room, 3 car garage home that sits on 54 plus acres! If you'd like to see what $1,500,000 would buy you take a virtual tour, scroll through all the photos below: