Firefighters from across Kansas and Oklahoma battle a major wildfire near Protection, Kan., on Monday night and early Tuesday morning. The fire, driven by winds gusting up to 50 mph, threatened the towns of Protection and Ashland.
Firefighters from across Kansas and Oklahoma battle a major wildfire near Protection, Kan., on Monday night and early Tuesday morning. The fire, driven by winds gusting up to 50 mph, threatened the towns of Protection and Ashland. Bo Rader The Wichita Eagle
Firefighters from across Kansas and Oklahoma battle a major wildfire near Protection, Kan., on Monday night and early Tuesday morning. The fire, driven by winds gusting up to 50 mph, threatened the towns of Protection and Ashland. Bo Rader The Wichita Eagle

Kansas family fled wildfire and ran into something more dangerous

March 08, 2017 07:29 PM

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    Firefighters from Johnson County and Olathe battled a car fire on northbound I-35 Tuesday night near 167th Street. There were no injuries. The dramatic scene was captured by a helmet camera worn by one of the firefighters on the scene.