Mar 24, 2016

Wildfire burns about 620 square miles in Kansas, Oklahoma

Lake City, KS
USA
by
Associated Press
A fire truck from Argonia, Kan., heads west towards Lake City, Kan., to help battle a large grass fire Wednesday, March 23, 2016. Photo: Travis Morisse, The Hutchinson News via AP
A fire truck from Argonia, Kan., heads west towards Lake City, Kan., to help battle a large grass fire Wednesday, March 23, 2016. Photo: Travis Morisse, The Hutchinson News via AP

Hundreds of firefighters battled a wildfire Thursday spreading from Oklahoma to Kansas that has burned an estimated 620 square miles. At least four people have been treated for smoke inhalation or eye irritation and residents of several small communities were urged to evacuate their homes as the flames draw near