Wednesday, August 5, 2015

Southern Hills Fires

Fire Updates - August 6, 2015 at 10:33 am

Correction:  Jurisdiction has now been established on the Southern Hills Fires and notated in the posts below.

Incident #8  has been found on private land, just east of Custer State Park, that fire will be sized up this morning.  Updated information will be posted as received.

Fire Updates - August 5, 2015 at 10:19 pm

Lightning caused a rash of several small fires in the southern Black Hills of South Dakota on Wednesday evening (8/5/15). All were located on State owned lands, with local volunteer, State and Federal resources immediately responding.

North Flat Top Fire
  • 1.14 acres northwest of Edgemont
  • Controlled at 8:01 p.m.
  • Private Land 

Dry Creek Fire
  • .10 acre northeast of Edgemont
  • Controlled at 8:00 p.m.
  • Private Land 
Triangle Fire
  • Single tree snag
  • Controlled at 8:30 p.m.
  • Custer State Park 

West Fire
  • .10 acre west of Edgemont
  • Controlled at 8:01 p.m.
  • Private Land 

Sleeper Fire
  • 2.79 acres northwest of Edgemont in the Dewey area
  • Controlled at 9:31 p.m.
  • Private Land 

Triangle Flats Fire
  • .10 acre near Custer Highlands
  • Controlled at 10:00 p.m.
  • Federal land