Aid for Wildfire Victims... an update

In spite of the wildfires, Mannford students head back to school tomorrow (August 16). As residents of Creek County and other communities around the state try to find normalcy in the wake of the wildfires, more help arrives.

Governor Fallin has requested disaster relief funds from the federal government. There is no timeline on when this requres will be filled or denied. Any notice will definitely appear on this blog.

Legal Advice for Wildfire Victims
The Oklahoma Bar Association is offiering legal assistance on matters directly related to the recent wildfires. People in Beckham, Creek, Cleveland, Grady, Oklahoma, Okmulgee, Payne and Pittsburgh counties are eligible. More counties could be added. To request legal assistance, complete the registration form on this site http://www.okbar.org/disasterrelief/ or call 1-800-522-8065 on weekday from 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Check back here, phone 918-549-READ (7323), or access the Tulsa Organizations & Services database to learn of additional assistance programs available to victims of the Oklahoma wildfires.