Firefighters not only had to deal with a fully-involved shed fire on Sunday afternoon, above power lines on fire and hot temperatures. At around 2 p.m., a police officer dispatched a structure fire, along with a power pole, in the 100 block of N. Drexel. Officers with the Guthrie Police Department evacuated some of the […]
It was an early morning wake up call for some residents on Wednesday after a fire broke out in the Hillcrest Apartments. Just before 1 a.m., the Guthrie Police Department and Guthrie Fire Department responded to 2301 S. Division St. for a kitchen fire. Police officers first arrived to the scene and attempted to extinguish […]
The Guthrie Fire Department earned two awards at the annual Mother Road Fire Truck Show and Muster this past weekend in Stroud. Truck 1, the department’s ladder truck, received first place in the Aerial Truck Division along with Best of Show award. The department’s Facebook page was flooded with congratulations sentiments, including City Manager Leroy […]
Pictured is Guthrie Fire Chief Eric Harlow and Guthrie Firefighter Mike Nettles accept Guthrie Fire Department’s award for 100-plus years of OSFA membership. (Photo by Greg Roberts).
The Oklahoma State Firefighters Association (OSFA) held their 125th annual convention in Ponca City. During the convention, the association honored all departments with 100 or more consecutive years of membership in the OSFA, including the Guthrie Fire Department (GFD). GFD is one of three charter members of the OSFA, along with the Oklahoma City and […]
Emergency Manager David Ball watches as Guthrie firefighters Daniel Morton and Ryan Reeves prepare for the water rescue.
Members of the Guthrie Police Department and Guthrie Fire Department combined their resources Tuesday evening to rescue three individuals from dangerous flood waters. Emergency personnel were informed of three people trapped in the high waters at 3rd Street and Perkins just before 8 p.m. Firefighters and officers loaded into GPD’s MRAP (Mine Resistant Ambush Protective) and […]
One person was rushed to the local hospital following a house fire Saturday afternoon. The man later died at the hospital. Emergency personnel rushed to 1117 E. Vilas for a report of a structure fire. The Guthrie Fire Department and Guthrie Police Department arrived on scene and found smoke coming out from a front bedroom. […]
Updated at 11:45 a.m. The Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation is assisting in the shooting investigation. OSBI says one of the two people who were shot was a student and the other a non-student (guest). The suspects fled the scene and are not believed to be in the area at this time. OSBi says based […]
Touch The Trucks – one of the most popular events of the year – is set for April 14. Mark your calendars for the free event, which will be from 12 – 3 p.m. at the Guthrie High School parking lot. Once again this year, children – and, um, adults – will be able to […]
Updated on March 6, 2019 — Fundraiser page set for Guthrie fire victim Guthrie Fire Department Chief Eric Harlow released the name of the male, who was found dead inside a house fire last week on Guthrie’s east side. The body was identified as Jesse Jashun Johnson. He was 30-years-old and from Guthrie The body […]
Pictured is a view inside the Double Stop Fiddle Shop just a few days it was destroyed by fire.
The Guthrie Fire Department has a series of structure fires over the last few months. Guthrie Fire Chief Eric Harlow says many of the fires have been undetermined as to the cause of the fire following investigations. The department has responded to seven structures in their district alone since December 2018. “Many of these fires […]
Guthrie News Page has confirmed one person has died inside a house that has been destroyed by fire on Guthrie’s east side of town. Fire crews responded to the 600 block of E. Springer at 11:43 Friday morning. Once on the scene, just 30 seconds after the call was dispatched, the front of the home […]
Updated on March 1, 2019 at 7 p.m. — Before the fire department could arrive to a burning vehicle on Interstate 35, two brothers were able to keep the flames down. On Thursday the Guthrie Fire Department responded to mile marker 164 for the fire, and upon arrival found flames coming out from the engine. […]
Guthrie firefighters and the City of Guthrie Public Works crew recovered two safes from the Double Stop Fiddle Shop. The building, along with Furrow Flowers & Gifts next door, were destroyed after flames gutted the buildings. Related article: Byron Berline: “What am I going to do next?”Related article: Flames destroy historic downtown buildings
Batallion Chief Greg Machtolff shows OEM officials the back of the two downtown buildings that were destroyed on Saturday.
Oklahoma Emergency Management (OEM) Director Mark Gower and OEM’s Operations Planner Shimeka Mack toured the two downtown buildings on Sunday following Saturday’s downtown fire. The buildings and businesses of Furrow Flowers & Gifts and Double Stop Fiddle Shop were destroyed Saturday morning after a fire broke out from behind the flower shop. Related article: Flames […]
A popular piece of the historic downtown area of Guthrie was destroyed in minutes after flames took out two buildings. The Guthrie Fire Department responded to the 100 block of E. Oklahoma Ave. for a fire in the back of Furrow Flowers & Gifts just after 11:30 a.m. on Saturday. For additional photos and videos […]
Fire departments across the state are expressing their condolences to the Crescent Fire Department after one of their Captains died on Friday. According to the Facebook post, Captain Jason Smith, 43, passed away due to medical issues surrounded by friends and family around noon on Friday. “I’ve known Jason for almost 20 years,” Guthrie Fire […]
Reserve Deputy Josh Alexander talks with Guthrie High School Principal Chris LeGrande on how to use a tourniquet in an emergency.
With classes out on Monday, teachers with Guthrie Public Schools took part in training classes with local law agencies. Heartland Medical Direction, along with the Guthrie Police Department, Guthrie Fire Department and the Logan County Sheriff’s Office, provided training to school employees. The training consisted of the civilian response to active shooter events, or CRASE, […]
An early Saturday morning fire destroyed a house that a family had called home for 30 years. Five fire departments (Guthrie, Sooner, Woodcrest, Coyle and Oak Cliff) responded to the 500 block of E. Noble just before 3 a.m. Luckily, both people inside were able to escape the home without injuries. “Fortunately, we located the […]
A family is without a home following a mobile home fire on Sunday afternoon. The fire marks the second house fire for the family. The Guthrie and Sooner fire departments were dispatched just after 3:15 p.m. for a structure fire in the 1300 block of S. Birch St. The family (all adults) were able to […]
A Guthrie resident was able to escape his house Monday afternoon before flames and smoke were able to completely take over. The Guthrie Fire Department responded to the 800 block of E. Warner for a structure fire. Upon their arrival, they found the home full of flames. The black, heavy smoke could be seen miles […]