Guide Rock fire assistance
December 30, 2021
Wildfires scorched more than 400,000 acres of North Central Kansas in mid-December as a fierce wind storm roared through the area. Houses and outbuildings were destroyed, pasture and crop land scorched and cattle perished by the hundreds. The devastation came not long before Christmas. In this time of trouble, communities across the area demonstrated what the spirit and meaning of community and Christmas truly are.
Residents of the Guide Rock community had a close brush with a similar situation less than a year earlier. An out-of-control fire left miles of land blackened. Fortunately no b...