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Grass fires, triple-digit temperatures tax Oklahoma

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A home burns during a large wildfire Friday, Aug. 3, 2012 in Luther, Okla.

A wildfire whipped by gusty, southerly winds swept through rural woodlands north and south of Oklahoma City on Friday, burning several homes as firefighters struggled to contain it in 113-degree heat. Continue reading the full story.

A wildfire has consumed over 2,000 acres in Cleveland County, Oklahoma, burning buildings and forcing evacuations. NBCNews.com's Al Stirrett reports.