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Brownback: Avoid Outdoor Burning

BrownbackGovernor Sam Brownback (right) listens to Adjutant General Lee Tafanelli during the drought meeting. (Photo by Stephen Koranda)The drought conditions throughout the region are putting many parts of Kansas at high risk for wildfires. At a meeting today (FRI) on the drought, Governor Sam Brownback urged Kansans to avoid outdoor burning.

Many counties in Kansas have burn bans in place. Brownback also announced a new state website with information on the drought. The website address is


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