Saturday, April 25, 2015

Fire April 25, 2015

#1 Berretta Fire

  • Reported at 1:08 pm.  
  • Location Hwy 16 and Berretta Road, approximately 1 mile in from Hwy 16
  • Size 5 acres
  • Resources responding: Multiple VFD's, Black Hills National Forest Engines and SDWLF
  • Cause:  Unkown

Wednesday, April 22, 2015

Fire April 22, 2015

Redwater CA Fire

  • Reported 1:08 pm 
  • Location upper Red Water Road, north of Spearfish, SD
  • Size:  1.8 acres
  • Resources reponding, SDWF Engine and Black Hills NF Engine
  • Cause:  Unkown at this time.

Thursday, April 16, 2015

Fires April 16th, 2015

Update at 3:00 pm 4/16/15

Denke Fire

  • Reported 11:22 am, April 16, 2015
  • Located 25 miles north of Wall, SD.  North of Creighton Road
  • Size:  200 Acres
  • Resources Responding
  • Cause unkown at this time.

Interstate Fire
  • Reported 2:38 pm, April 15, 2015
  • Located near Draper, SD along North side of Interstate 90
  • Size:  Contained at 30 acres.

Tuesday, April 14, 2015

Fires April 14th, 2015

April 15, 2015 update on 3 fires 18 miles west of Fort Pierre on Hwy 34

1.  220 Street Fire contained at 200 acres.  Cause Semi Truck Brakes
2.  Cottonwood Fire contained at 120 acres.  Cause Semi Truck Brakes
3.  MM 194 Fire contained at 20 acres.  Cause Semi Truck Brakes.

April 14, 2015

  • 3 separate fires reported 18 miles West of Fort Pierre along Highway 34
  • Reported approximately 3:00 pm
  • Size:  200 acres, 120 acres, 20 acres
  • Resources responding
  • Cause unknown at this time.

Monday, April 13, 2015

Cold Brook Fire

The Rocky Mountain Type 2 Incident Management Team (Team Black) has been cancelled and will not be assuming command of the Cold Brook Fire.  Please continue to visit the sites listed on the Large Incidents page for information on this incident.

April 14 at 8 pm:  Information for Cold Brook Fire has been posted to Large Incidents Page.

April 14 at 11 am: Cold Brook Unit Fire Update

A Rocky Mountain Type 2 Incident Management Team (Team Black) has been ordered for the Cold Brook Fire.  Once the Team has assumed command of the fire, information links for this incident will be posted to the Large Incidents page of this blog.

Cold Brook Prescribed Fire Escapes

FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION CONTACT Tom Farrell, Wind Cave National Park, 605-745-1130.

Wind Cave National Park ignited the 1,000 acre Unit 2 Cold Brook Prescribed Fire this morning, April 13, 2015.

At approximately 1:00 pm, a fire whirl carried embers across the road into tall grass, the wind came up and the fire took off.  No estimate on size or containment at this time.

Tatanka Hotshots are on scene. Additional Federal and State resources have been ordered to include VFD's.

Map showing three units of the Cold Brook Burn

Friday, April 10, 2015

Fires April 10, 2015

C Cross Fire
  • Reported at 12:53 pm
  • Location:  Pine Creek Area - Crook County, WY
  • .75 acres
  • Resources Responded
  • Cause under investigation

Thursday, April 9, 2015

Fires April 9th, 2015

Spirit Canyon Fire

  • Reported at 2:34 pm
  • Located in Fall River County.  Pilger Mt. Road and Spirit Canyon Road
  • .8 acre
  • Resources Responded
  • Cause under investigation

Forest Road Fire Pit
  • Reported at 10:03 am
  • Located in Fall River County.  Cascade Road to Forest Road
  • .1 acre
  • Resources  Reponded
  • Cause under investigation

Friday, April 3, 2015

Line Creek Fire

4:30 pm update - The fire reported near Dewey is called the Line Creek Fire. .5 acre in size, located 1.5 mile N of Dewey in Weston County, WY. Black Hills National Forest resources responding. SD Wildland Fire resources returned.

2:40 pm - Fire near Dewey in Fall River County. USFS and SD Wildland Fire engines are responding at this time. No other information available at this time. Further information on this fire to follow.

Wednesday, April 1, 2015

Moonshine Fire

Online information on the Moonshine Fire can now be found on InciWeb at:  

Fire Information Lines: 
406.548.1174 and 406.366.9274