Wednesday, March 16, 2016

Updated: Watertower Fire

Update: as of 6:00pm 3/16/16

The Water Tower fire adjacent to the State Vet’s home was controlled at around 2.6 acres.  Fire is in the City of Hot Springs and the fire did burn on some state land. Photo of the State Vet’s home from the fire area is attached, along with a photo of Hot Brook Canyon on the fire edge to the north. Cause was unattended and illegal campfire.

Watertower Fire: 
  • Located near the SD Veterans Home in Hot Springs, SD
  • Burning on private lands
  • 2-3 acres
  • cause unknown
  • Federal, State, and local resources are en route