Hunter burned, hun­dreds evac­u­ated in Okla. wild­fires

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An Ok­la­homa turkey hunter was found alive but badly burned Fri­day after spend­ing the night trapped by one of two wild­fires.

The fire that trapped the hunter be­gan Thurs­day near Leedey, about 110 miles north­west of Ok­la­homa City, and has burned about 82,000 acres, said Ok­la­homa Forestry Ser­vices spokes­woman Michelle Finch-Walker. The hunter was hos­pi­tal­ized in se­ri­ous con­di­tion.

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