Series of grassfires considered act of arson

Monday afternoon fire departments in LeFlore and Haskell County were kept busy after five different grass fires were started along Milton and County Line Road between Bokoshe and McCurtain.According to Emergency Management Director Michael Davidson, the fires began approximately 3 p.m. and the last reported at 4:40 p.m. Two vehicles, a white Chevy pickup and a white Ford Explorer were seen by witnesses in the area at the time of the fires. If you have any information about the fires or the two vehicles being sought in connection with the fires contact the LeFlore County Sheriff's Department at (918) 647-2317 of the Haskell County Sheriff's Department at (918) 967-3333.