Fire crews work to put out grass fire near Lecompton

By Tiffany Littler
KSNT – March 16, 2018


Shawnee Heights Fire Department and Soldier Township Fire responded to a grass fire in the 500 block of SE River Heights Rd. late Thursday afternoon.

The fire happened around 5:30 p.m. in the area of Highway 40, about seven miles west of Lecompton.

Just before 8 p.m., SHFP Captain Ken Balsmeier said the fire was “pretty much contained.”

The cause of the fire is still under investigation at this time.

According to Balsmeier, about 30 acres were burned.

No houses or buildings were affected.


Posted by Gwen Dorr Romine, KSFFA Webmaster
KSFFA’s Fire News Blog Home Page

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