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Black Hawk Helicopters Deployed for Kansas Wildfire

Firefighters trying to snuff out the biggest wildfire in Kansas history are getting help from military helicopters — and a potential assist from looming rain or snow. Four UH-60 Black Hawk helicopters from the Kansas National Guard were deployed Saturday in the effort to contain the persistent prairie blazes that since Tuesday have charred at least 620 square miles (1,600 square kilometers) in Oklahoma and southern Kansas. Six homes have been destroyed and some livestock has been lost,...

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