Widespread wildfires have small fire crews struggling to keep up.
A wildfire in Seward County burned approximately 2,500 acres Thursday night. Rain fell helping crews get the fire out.
Fires across the state continue as many fire crews hope for rain to slow things down.
About 70 volunteers from across the country have come to Ashland to help victims of recent wildfires recover from the disaster.
Gov. Sam Brownback signed a bill Wednesday that would allow people to buy supplies to rebuild their fences without paying sales tax.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture is designating more than $6 million to help farmers and ranchers affected by recent wildfires
They’re aiming to head to Kansas on Friday with roughly 30 truckloads of supplies and dozens of volunteers.
More than a dozen trucks loaded with hay bales left South Dakota Wednesday and Thursday destined for ranches in Colorado and Kansas.
The Meade County 4-H Club is helping ranchers hit by Clark County fires.
The student volunteers from Chaparral High School helped a rancher who lost his barn in last week’s wildfire.
The Barton County 4-H Horse Club held a bake sale at the Orscheln store in Great Bend for wildfire victims.
The Kansas House unanimously passed a sales tax exemption for supplies and services to repair or construct fencing for agricultural land.
Volunteers are working to help the ranchers who lost so much so quickly.
The agency says the largest fire burned more than 1,000 square miles in Oklahoma and Kansas.
Cargill is donating $50,000 in new fencing materials to ranchers in the Ashland area.