By Erin Meyer
KWCH 12 Eyewitness News
2:46 PM CDT, August 24, 2012
(WILSON COUNTY, Kan.)
Dry and windy conditions kept firefighters busy Thursday afternoon as they battled a large grass fire in Wilson County.
Several outbuildings were destroyed in the area, but no homes were damaged.
There are no reports of serious injuries, but two firefighters were treated briefly for smoke inhalation and heat exhaustion.
The fire burned rought three square miles of farm land along Highway 400 south of Fredonia.
The cause of the fire is under investigation. Fire departments want to remind people of how quickly fire can spread during drought conditions.
The fire was considered under control by Thursday evening, but some areas may continue to burn through the night and into Friday. Firefighters are staying on scene in case of a flare up.
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