Lucas Releases Information on Wildfire Disaster Relief

Mar 09, 2017
Press

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Frank Lucas (OK-3) today released a list of resources for those affected by the recent wildfires throughout northwest Oklahoma. Individuals who have lost livestock or property are encouraged to safely assess their losses and get in touch with their local Farm Service Agency (FSA) office.

“Our thoughts and prayers are with those impacted by these deadly and destructive wildfires throughout northwest Oklahoma and parts of Texas and Kansas,” said Congressman Lucas. “My team and I are continuing to monitor the situation on the ground and are working with officials at the federal and state level to determine which assistance programs are available to those in the affected areas. I encourage everyone to stay vigilant by tuning into weather reports and taking all proper precautions.”

A comprehensive document outlining applicable federal assistance programs can be found online here (courtesy of USDA).

Those interested in donating hay or trucking services should contact either the Harper County Extension Office at 580-735-2252 or Buffalo Feeders at 580-727-5530.

The Oklahoma Cattlemen’s Association has established a relief fund to help those in Beaver, Ellis, Harper, and Woodward counties. More information can be found at https://www.okcattlemen.org/.

 

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