Wildfires spread rapidly by howling winds continued to burn Wednesday across Oklahoma and Kansas, destroying homes and forcing hundreds of people to flee. Oklahoma Forestry Services reports that on March 28 a wind turbine two miles south of Weatherford caught fire, throwing sparks to the ground. Katie Johnston Dry and windy conditions have created an extreme fire danger across Kansas and Oklahoma. The grass fire flared up Wednesday afternoon. TAC 3: Crews. The winds aided the fire to expand and eventually spread out over two to three acres of land according to Guthrie Fire Chief Eric Harlow. Boren Blvd. 2541 fax: 405. Firefighters are battling wind-blown grass fires across central Oklahoma, including a fire that has forced partial closure of a busy turnpike. No one was injured, and no buildings were damaged. Fire crews in Rice County are battling several grass fires in the eastern part of the county. The fire is just about 5 miles west of hominy in Osage County where crews are expecting a long night ahead of them as. EDMOND, Okla. I know a few people posting here hunt this area for birds and deer.