Elevated Fire Danger- Thursday January 25th

The National Weather Service in Wichita has issued a RED FLAG WARNING that includes Sumner County…

in effect from 12:00 Noon until 6:00pm on Thursday, January 25, 2018.


Southerly winds of 20-30 mph with gusts to 40 mph, combined with low relative humidities and

EXTREMELY dry vegetation have prompted this WARNING. ANY outdoor fire that develops

will become out-of-control rapidly, and all outdoor burning should be avoided.


During a RED FLAG WARNING or WIND ADVISORY event in Sumner County…

ALL outdoor burning is PROHIBITED in Sumner County, as per Sumner County Resolution 2011-47.




Sumner County Emergency Management

James Fair, KCEM

219 W. 8th Street

Wellington, KS  67152

(620) 326-7376