Liberal, KS

Now: 55 °F

Currently: Fair

Hi: 55 °F | Lo: 46 °F

Friday

Hi: 80 °F 

Lo: 55 °F

Saturday

Hi: 81 °F 

Lo: 56 °F

Sunday

Hi: 67 °F 

Lo: 38 °F

Monday

Hi: 68 °F 

Lo: 46 °F

Tuesday

Hi: 77 °F 

Lo: 43 °F

Fires Burn in the Panhandles

Joe Denoyer - March 6, 2017 9:12 pm

BEAVER COUNTY, Oklahoma (KVII) — A fire that originated in Beaver County has now burned about 50,000 acres of land.

According to the Oklahoma Forestry Service, the “Starbuck Fire” has burned about 10,000 acres in Oklahoma and 40,000 acres in Kansas.

OFS said they have a crew and aircraft working the fire.

In the Texas Panhandle  theTexas A&M Forest Service is reporting the Perryton Fire in Lipscomb and Ochiltree counties is estimated nearly 30 miles in length and is now estimated at 40,000 acres in size with zero percent containment.

 

Latest Stories

City Commission General Election Candidate Forum Audio Available

You can listen to audio from the September 25, 2017 Candidate Forum for the general election...

Liberal Rec Center to Host Great Pumpkin Hunt and Costume Contest

  On Tuesday, October 24th, the Liberal Rec Center will be hosting Their Annual GREAT PUMPKIN...

KBI Conducting Death Investigation in Grant County

GRANT COUNTY– The Kansas Bureau of Investigation (KBI), the Grant County Sheriff’s Office, and the Ulysses...