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Grass fire hits southeast Kansas

KSAL StaffJanuary 12, 2014

A swift grass fire in southeast Kansas has burned several acres and damaged structures. No injuries have been reported.

The Joplin Globe reports the fire north of Galena was reported Sunday.

Firefighters from Galena, Columbus, Baxter Springs and two towns in southwest Missouri have been assisting.

The National Weather Service has issued a red flag warning for the region until later Sunday evening because of high winds with gusts up to 50 mph combined with low humidity.

Information from: The Joplin (Mo.) Globe

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