Friday, March 20, 2015

Exit 55 Fire

Updated at 10:42 AM on Saturday, March 21
  • Command of this fire has been turned over to the Black Hawk Volunteer Fire Department

Updated at 6:52 PM on Friday, March 20 
  • Located just west of Exit 55 on Interstate 90 in Pennington County
  • Some vehicles and other man-made improvements were threatened, no actual serious damage was reported from this fire
  • Size reached 16.1 acres
  • Local, state, and federal resources responded
  • Cause is under investigation
Due to the close proximity of the Exit 55 and Northdale Fire, the driving lane of eastbound I-90 was closed for about 1.5 hours for firefighter safety.