Mar 24, 2016

Wildfire burns about 620 square miles in Kansas, Oklahoma

Medicine Lodge, KS
USA
by
Associated Press
Jeff Clark and Roger Van Rankin watch the fire east of Lake City, Kan., Wednesday, March 23, 2016. Photo: AP
Jeff Clark and Roger Van Rankin watch the fire east of Lake City, Kan., Wednesday, March 23, 2016. Photo: 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