KSID Radio
Click to choose your station
Shop Here - Shop Now - SAVE BIG
Click to play Sky FM Click to play The Fort
SKY FM Stream The Fort AM Stream
News

Fire forces some home evacuations near Lake McConaughy

KEITH COUNTY, Nebraska (AP) — Some rural homes near Lake McConaughy had to be evacuated in western Nebraska because of a nearby grass fire.

The Nebraska State Patrol evacuated a small number of homes on the north side of Lake McConaughy Sunday because of a large grass fire.

More than 15 fire departments were called to respond to the blaze Sunday after it rekindled around midday Sunday in Keith County. It was originally reported around 11 p.m. Saturday.

Authorities were asking people to stay away from Lake McConaughy on Sunday so fire crews could reach the area.

#regional

Comments
81° F
Sidney, NE
Copyright © 2017 KSID Radio
Designed and Hosted by RiverBender.com

KSID Radio
2306 Legion Park Road
P.O. Box 37
Sidney, Nebraska 69162

Phone: 308.254.5803
Toll Free: 800.322.5743
Fax: 308.254.5901