The unusually blustery spring continued to torment Kansas on Tuesday, with gusts topping 60 miles an hour both north and south of Wichita. The winds blew over a semi-trailer truck in
And it is not letting up a bit. The same for today.
This morning the coffee shop was full of fires jumping this fence, that road and burning out the timber along that river.
Our volunteers were out from noon to midnight chasing fires all over two counties and are out again this morning.
I had an opportunity to watch the EPA edit of having the tanks on the fire trucks re-fill at potable water points. Our tanker drove back five miles, re-filled the truck, drove back to the fire, re-filled the small trucks.
The fire had re-emerged, gained a quarter mile and we lost a hundred yards of last years hay. Large bails.
From the reaches,