Wednesday, May 23, 2018

May 23, 2018

Chimney Rock (10:52am)

  • Located east of Horse Thief Campground, 3 miles south of Hill City
  • .1 acre
  • Caused by lightning
  • Federal and local resources responding

Thursday, May 17, 2018

May 17, 2018

Cemetery (2:57 pm)
  • Located in Greyhound Gulch, south of Keystone
  • .1 acres
  • Federal resources responded
  • Cause was lightning
  • Contained: 5:43 pm
  • Controlled: May 18 at 11:00 am
Cheyenne (3:22 pm)
  • Located in Fall River County, near Rocky Ford
  • .5 acres
  • Federal and State resources responded
  • Cause was lightning
  • Contained: 7:21 pm
  • Controlled: May 18 at 1:37 pm
Painted Pony (5:07 pm)
  • Located near Painted Pony Road
  • Federal resources responding
  • Cause was lightning
  • .1 acres
  • Contained: May 18 at 8:00 am
  • Controlled: May 18 at noon
Reausaw Lake (5:35 pm)
  • Located 10 miles west of Nemo
  • Cause is lightning
  • Resources responding 
  • .1 acres
  • Contained, controlled and out: 6:30 pm
Loop (7:11 pm)
  • Located in Custer State Park - Wildlife Loop and Four Mile draw
  • State resources responded
  • Cause was lightning
  • .1 acres
  • Contained and controlled: 8:53 pm
Cinnamon (7:50 pm)
  • Located near Nameless Cave Road
  • .1 acres
  • State resources responded
  • Cause was lightning
  • Contained: 8:39 pm
  • Controlled: May 18 at 11:45 am
Bachelor (8:50 pm)
  • Located west of Hwy 85 on Crook County/Weston County border
  • .1 acres
  • Cause was lightning
  • Contained: 9:55 pm
  • Controlled: May 18 at 10:50 am

Wednesday, May 9, 2018

Lyman Fire

Lyman Fire (4:39 pm)

  • Located 8 miles SSW of Jewel Cave
  • Cause is undetermined
  • Size is 10 acres 37 acres 
  • On Federal land
  • Federal, State and local resources have responded
  • Contained as of May 10th 11:15am and controlled as of 4:30pm

Tuesday, May 8, 2018

May 8, 2018

Victoria (9:36 am)
  • Located near Sheridan Lake Road and Victoria Lake Road
  • .1 acre
  • Contained and controlled as of 10:15 am
  • Cause was lightning
Golden Bear (9 :57 am)
  • Located near Palmer Creek Road, 2 miles southeast of Hill City
  • .1 acre
  •  Contained and controlled as of 11:30 am
  • Cause was lightning

Friday, May 4, 2018

May 4, 2018

No Name City 12:15 pm

  • Located on the west side of I-90 near MM 34
  • Size is .3 acres
  • Human caused
  • Fire has been contained and resources are in the process of mop up

Wednesday, May 2, 2018

Pile Burning in Custer State Park

Pile burning is happening in the Legion Lake Fire burned area in Custer State Park. Burning began on April 30th and will continue for up to two weeks. Smoke will be visible near French Creek Horse Camp, French Creek Natural Area, Swint Draw and Robbers Roost. 

Contact 605-255-4515 with any questions. 

Saturday, April 28, 2018

Fire Update 4-28-18

----Merritt Fire-----


  • Reported at 2:30 am
  • SW of BlackHawk
  • 0.22 acre on private land
  • Resources Responding: Local, City and State
  • Controlled
  • Human Caused