ADVERTISEMENT

ADVERTISEMENT

Firefighters make progress on Custer State Park fire

RAPID CITY (AP) -- Fire officials say progress is being made to contain a wildfire in Custer State Park in South Dakota. The Rapid City Journal reports the Great Plains Information cooperative says the 24-acre wildfire was reported around midnigh...

RAPID CITY (AP) - Fire officials say progress is being made to contain a wildfire in Custer State Park in South Dakota.

The Rapid City Journal reports the Great Plains Information cooperative says the 24-acre wildfire was reported around midnight Thursday just north of Center Lake.

Local and South Dakota wildland firefighters are on the scene. Additional resources responded Friday morning, including the U.S. Forest Service, state Department of Corrections crews and the state Black Hat and Bear Mountain hand crews.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.

Related Topics: FIRES
What To Read Next
Throughout the county party election season, stretching from mid-November to the end of January, delegates have succeeded in changing the makeup of key county parties, like Minnehaha and Pennington.
Members Only
“In our industry there aren’t a lot of young people in it. I like the fact that there are a lot of young people in agriculture here,” he said of the Mitchell area.
Members Only
After the departure of longtime superintendent Marje Kaiser and the hiring of Dan Trefz, who recently resigned, advocates say the specialty school needs help from lawmakers to reach its past heights.
Over the past year, the city has been mulling over bringing a secondary water source to Mitchell – a move Mayor Bob Everson said is aimed at positioning the city to grow.