Marijuana Grow Structures Catch Fire North of Elk City
KOKH - October 4, 2022 3:02 pm
BCSO responded to a marijuana grow structure fire just north of Elk City off of Pioneer on Tuesday afternoon. (Courtesy: BCSO)
ELK CITY, Okla. (KOKH) — The Beckham County Sheriff’s Office (BCSO) responded to the scene of a marijuana grow fire north of Elk City on Tuesday.
BCSO responded to a marijuana grow structure fire just north of Elk City off of Pioneer on Tuesday afternoon.
The fire has been contained to inside the structures at this time, with firefighters taking a standoff approach due to unknown chemicals inside the structures.
The initial call came into Elk City Police Department as a vehicle fire, but when crews got to the scene, rather than it being a vehicle on fire, it was the grow structures burning.
BCSO is currently assisting with traffic control along the perimeter.
The cause of the fire is unknown at this time. People are asked to avoid the area while emergency crews are actively working at the scene.
(Photo Courtesy: BCSO)