Tag Archives: Kansas

Kansas Wildfires Under Control

Containment levels of fires in several counties are at 70 percent and greater   TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Officials say wildfires that have charred more than 1,100 square miles in Kansas are under control, prompting the state to withdraw response ...

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Kansas Ranchers Assess Wildfire Damage

More than 1,000 square miles burned in several fires   ROXANA HEGEMAN and HEATHER HOLLINGSWORTH, Associated Press WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Kansas rancher Greg Gardiner got into some of his scorched pastures for the first time Wednesday and surveyed what ...

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Grass Fire Sets Kansas Record

861 square miles of land have burned   HUTCHINSON, Kan. (AP) — A massive grass fire raging in two Kansas counties has set a state record for the biggest involving a single blaze. Kansas Division of Emergency Management spokeswoman Katie ...

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Winds Should Ease Over Midwest Wildfires

Weather conditions still not ideal over four states   ROXANA HEGEMAN and JIM SUHR, Associated Press HUTCHINSON, Kan. (AP) — Winds are expected to slow down Wednesday, but weather conditions are still not ideal for emergency crews battling deadly wildfires ...

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Latest on Midwest Wildfires

A look at what’s burning across country’s midsection   OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The Latest on wildfires burning across the country’s midsection (all times local): 9:20 p.m. Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin has declared a state of emergency in 22 counties ...

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Fatal Wildfires Scorch Four States

Six people dead as wildfires burn Midwest   JIM SUHR, Associated Press HUTCHINSON, Kan. (AP) — Crews grappling with vexing wildfires that have charred hundreds of square miles of land in four states and killed six people soon may get ...

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