Hazardous Duty Call for SCSO, DFD, ONG & OHP agencies

April 21, 2023

On Thursday, April 20, Stephens County Sheriff’s Office received a report from the family of a deceased property owner of possible explosives stored on a property

in southern Stephens County. Deputies located a large amount of commercial-grade explosives and contacted the OHP Explosive Ordinance Division for disposal.

The reporting party informed Deputies that a possible hazardous material was stored in a vacant house in Duncan. Deputies responded and located the suspect

material inside the house. Duncan Fire Department and Emergency Management responded to the scene, according to Undersheriff Rick Lang.

Duncan Fire Department and Duncan Emergency Management were able to secure assistance from the Oklahoma National Guard and the OHP Explosive Ordinance Division and the substance has been safely disposed of without any danger to the public. The Stephens County Sheriff’s Office acknowledged all agencies for their help in avoiding a potentially dangerous situation.

A press release was issued Friday afternoon to The Marlow Review.