Thursday, June 19, 2014

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June 19, 2014
7:30 p.m.

Bowman Fire Caused by Lightning & Now Contained

Pringle, SD – Crews from Federal, State and Volunteer Fire Departments arrived at the Bowman Fire 3 miles east of Pringle late this afternoon.   Control lines were completed, the fire is contained and crews are mopping up hot spots.
The Bowman Fire is located on US Forest Service Lands, burned approximately 2.5 acres and was caused by lightning. Crews will continue on watch and mop up until dark tonight and then through tomorrow.  
Resources that responded included Federal, State and Volunteer Fire Departments from Argyle, Custer and Pringle.  No structures were threatened.  

Smoke may continue to be visible from the Pringle area.  Updates and more information will be available at