HARVEY COUNTY, Kan. (KSNW) — A large fire that broke out in Harvey County Saturday afternoon is now under control, according to Halstead Fire/EMS Chief Doug Hoffman.
Just before 2 p.m., fire units from around the state drove to assist Harvey County in a fire that burned over 30 acres.
Dispatch told KSN that there were over 20 fire apparatuses that worked on the fire and requested assistance from McPherson, Reno, and Sedgwick County.
According to Harvey County Dispatch, the fire was located south of Harvey County West Park.
Chief Hoffman says that fire crews will continue to monitor hotspots, but they plan on wrapping up by 6 p.m.
Halstead Fire/EMS posted to Facebook to ask the public to avoid the area of NW 12th St between N River Park Rd and N Golden Prairie Rd as traffic was affecting fire units.
Harvey County was not approving controlled burns during this time.
KSN will update this story with more information as it becomes available.