The spring wildfire season in Kansas typically runs from February to April and can be highly variable. The 2020 fire season was below average. What can we expect for 2021?
The Kansas fire season typically runs from February through April, although large fires were recorded for every month last year. The outlook for the spring wildfire season in Kansas is discussed in this article K-State scientists and the Kansas Forest Service.
The prescribed burning season in Kansas has started. However, dry conditions in Kansas, along with adequate fuel, increases the chances of wildfire when coupled with warm temperatures, high winds, and low humidity. Learn when not to burn and how to plan a safe prescribed burn.
Spring is a time where prescribed burning is common in Kansas. It is also peak wildfire season across the state. Current conditions favor an active spring for wildfires. This article will provide some proactive measures to be sure you are prepared.
The prescribed burning season in Kansas has started. With the potential for wildland fire being above normal for parts of Kansas, it's very important to take proper precautions when undertaking a prescribed burn. This article will discuss how to help ensure a safe and successful prescribed burn.
Wildfires have always been part of the Kansas landscape. As the rural population increases, so does the need to protect life and property from wildfire. While rural fire departments provide this protection to life and property, recent years have increasingly seen fires that exceed the ability of even the best fire departments to control, quickly creating a situation where firefighters simply cannot defend every threatened structure. Learn about the steps to create “defensible space” begin inside your home and move out from there.
Large fires have already occurred in Kanss this fall. However, the official start of Kansas fire season is typically considered a few days following the first freeze. The beginning of this week (Oct.16-17) featured the first freeze statewide and most of the vegetation/fuels are now available. There are some factors to consider about the upcoming fire season in Kansas.