KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Though quickly extinguished, the grass fire south of the downtown bypass was a reminder of the wind risk in the area on Wednesday.
Near the westbound lanes of I-670, a fire caused delays as fire crews arrived to put out the fire before it could cause major damage.
Kansas City has a high fire risk and high wind warning for Wednesday, and FOX4’s Karli Ritter said the small fire is a reminder of those dangers, and we haven’t even seen a bad one yet. the worst of the wind.
Even throwing a cigarette butt or attempting a controlled burn can be a huge hazard and cause major problems.
https://fox4kc.com/news/grass-fire-near-downtown-loop-reminder-of-wind-danger-wednesday/ Grass fire near downtown detour a reminder of wind hazard