Firefighters battling blaze near Kilpatrick Turnpike, NW Expressway

Oklahoma City firefighter Reece Gilbert walks toward a grass fire that threatened Christ's Legacy Church and area homes Saturday afternoon near Northwest Expressway and Morgan Road. Oklahoma City Fire Department, with an assistant from Piedmont and Richland fire departments, averted property damage and injuries. (Photo by Jeremy Pyle)

Firefighters are currently battling a large grass fire right off the Kilpatrick Turnpike to the west behind Christ’s Legacy Church, extending west down the expressway on the north side of the road. We will update as more information becomes available and in this week’s Yukon Progress.

An Oklahoma City firefighter observes a grass fire in Yukon Saturday afternoon. The blaze remains burning as of this posting. (Photo by Jeremy Pyle)