Friday, February 13, 2015

Skyline Fire - West of Hermosa

  • Located west of Hermosa near Highway 40 off of Skyline Heights Road
  • Size is now estimated at 4.6 acres
  • Resources responded include the Hermosa VFD, Hayward VFD, Rapid Valley VFD, Keystone VFD, the South Dakota Wildland Fire Rapid City Battalion Chief with Engine 668, and the state Black Hat Hand Crew
  • Burning in grass and timber
  • A Fire Investigator has determined that the fire was caused by discarded fireplace/stove ashes
  • This fire has been called contained
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