Fire crews thought they had it under control, but when the wind picked up, they decided to evacuate residents.
Long before a grass fire breaks out, crews train on how to control them, learning about fire science.
The American Red Cross has opened three shelters for families affected by the wildfires.
Damage has been reported to approximately 30 structures and bridges in Clark County.
Currently, there are over 230 responders helping with the fire from 116 agencies.
Firefighters in Lane and Ness County battled fires in those two counties Monday.
Troopers said I-70 in both directions is back open and most of the fire is contained. Wilson residents were allowed to return home.
Several Clark County residents are being forced to evacuate due to wildfires in the area.
KSN News continues to follow multiple fires across Kansas including one that is forcing some evacuations in Dodge City.
According to officials, the fire is burning near the South Fork Solomon River.
Officials said the fire started at the Cotton Gin and has crossed Highway 54.
Gov. Brownback signed a state disaster emergency for Reno, Rice and McPherson counties. Two helicopters are dropping water on the fires.
Fighting a wildfire that scorched nearly 600 square miles in Kansas and Oklahoma last year cost the hardest hit county $1.5 million.
The Kansas Natural Resources Conservation Service is taking applications for those affected by a wildfire in March of 2016.
The biggest wildfire in Kansas history has a silver lining despite scorching nearly 600 square miles of land in Kansas and Oklahoma.