Mandatory evacuations have been ordered as a wildfire that began around noon continued to burn acres of land in eastern suburbs of Oklahoma City.
BNVN Weather Paparazzi Brandon Sullivan was at 36th Street and North Anderson Road where he shot this footage and it the same area that Officials are asking everyone to evacuate from. The worst hit areas are north of Wilshire Boulevard, south of Britton Road and between Westminster Road and Douglas Boulevard.
In the video, The Oklahoma National Guard UH 60 Blackhawk helicopters were equipped with 600-gallon buckets to pick up and drop water on the fires in the area. Smoke is shown to rise up into the air and could be seen for miles around. Various shots of the fire in the trees, fire fighters spraying water on a grass fire near a road and EMS working around the fire.