Firefighter walking towards wildfire in prairie grassA South-Central Nebraska wildfire has burned through more than 35,000 acres of agricultural land. The fires have also claimed the life of one person, while incurring several injuries on others. Houses, equipment, buildings and a tremendous number of livestock have been lost.

The cause? According to the Nebraska Emergency Management Agency, a dead tree blew into power lines. As of Monday, the fire has been 50% contained. Nebraska continues to suffer significant drought, as the state hasn’t seen measurable rain since November. Leaders from the Nebraska Farm Bureau Nebraska Cattlemen and Governor Pete Ricketts are meeting Monday to discuss relief efforts.

Read more on the Nebraska wildfire disaster here.