Several roads closed because of Nebraska wildfires

LINCOLN, Neb. (KLKN) – The Nebraska Department of Transportation is asking people to avoid roads impacted by the wildfires on Sunday.

U.S. Highway 275 is closed in both directions between Nebraska Highway 15 and M Road near Wisner because of the fires.

U.S. Highway 136 is closed in both directions between Nebraska Highway 78 and Nebraska Highway 14.

In addition, the Lincoln-Lancaster Emergency Management says no one should travel south of Saltillo Road unless it is an emergency.

NDOT says everyone should check for closures before going anywhere, follow all directions and stay safe.

The Lancaster County Sheriff’s Office has issued an evacuation order for southwest Lancaster County. The evacuation affects areas south and west of SW 12th and W. Saltillo.

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