Two major wildfires account for the majority of damage in Oklahoma, but there are still 19 other active wildfires in the state.
All cattle and calves in the United States as of January 1, 2015 totaled 89.8 million head, 1 percent above the 88.5 million as of January 1, 2014. Prior to 2014, the U.S. cattle inventory had not been under 90 million
KOCO 5 field meteorologist Michael Armstrong helped save a herd of cows and calves with the help of Facebook Live viewers.
The wildfires in Oklahoma have turned deadly after killing two people and burning more than 300,000 acres across the state.
Since the Rhea Wildfire began on Thursday, more than 400,000 acres have burned in western Oklahoma.
High temperatures, low humidity and heavy winds have Oklahoma’s wildfire threat at its highest point in a decade, according to the National Weather Service.
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Wildfires have burned wide swaths of the western U.S. the past week forcing evacuations of communities, cattle to move pastures and highway closures.