Click to download Field Burning Safety handout (PDF)
Power lines carry electricity across the prairie and throughout our communities. In rural areas, lines may cross wide swaths of agricultural land. This land can be used with minimal restrictions. It’s important to follow safe practices when working around power lines and burning the fields they traverse. Safe burning near power lines is discussed here. Kansas State University offers information and workshops on prescribed burning.
If fire damage occurs:
You are important to us, if you have any concerns or questions and need technical guidance, please contact Westar Energy at (800) 383-1183.
Early notification can prevent dangerous situations, an unnecessary interruption of service and damage to the power system.