Lightning Causes Fires in Seward County – Liberal – KSCB News.net

On Saturday, August Seventh at about 7:23pm Seward County Hearth Division responded to a vegetation …….

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On Saturday, August Seventh at about 7:23pm Seward County Hearth Division responded to a vegetation fire after a lighting strike on Road 4 simply East of Road K. Models arrived on scene To Search out heavy smoke throughout the roadway with zero visibility and 5 acres of vegetation on fire threatening one residential construction. The residents evacuated on Their very personal On the time of The hearth. The fire was contained and extinguished. The department responded with 1 chief officer, 1 engine and 1 water tender And A pair of firefighters.

Then at 7:35pm,  Seward County Hearth Division was dispatched to a vegetation fire from a lighting strike at Road 2 and Road S. Models arrived on scene To Search out 5 acres of vegetation with heavy smoke circumstances. The fire was contained and extinguished. The department responded with 1 chief officer, 2 assault vans, 1 water tender, and 4 firefighters.

Each incidents have been the direct Outcomes of lighting strikes and restricted rain fall. No accidents or damage was reported. The department was assisted by the Sheriff’s Office and KHP.