A cow grazed by a wildfire near Protection, Kan., in early March. Disruptions from fires, which included forced evacuations of towns and road closures, slowed manufacturing activity in the state.
A cow grazed by a wildfire near Protection, Kan., in early March. Disruptions from fires, which included forced evacuations of towns and road closures, slowed manufacturing activity in the state. Bo Rader File photo
A cow grazed by a wildfire near Protection, Kan., in early March. Disruptions from fires, which included forced evacuations of towns and road closures, slowed manufacturing activity in the state. Bo Rader File photo

Fires slowed growth in Kansas manufacturing, but the rest of the region is strong

April 03, 2017 10:55 AM

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