Black Hawk structure fire leaves one building with extensive damage, one missing pet


UPDATE: (1:45 p.m.) – The missing pet has been found safe.

BLACK HAWK, S.D. — A structure fire in the Northdale subdivision of Black Hawk has left one structure with significant damage and a pet that has went missing.

Via a Facebook post from the Black Hawk Volunteer Fire Department, around midnight on Sunday, June 28, firefighters were called to the 4000 block of East Elmwood Court for a report of a structure fire.

Black Hawk

Firefighters that arrived on scene first found a free burning fire with a heavy smoke condition in a structure which immediately struck a second alarm. The firefighters were able to confine the fire to the original building, which received moderate to extensive damage.

No injuries to civilians or firefighters was reported. One domestic animal remains missing at this time.

The agencies that responded to the fire include:

Pennington County 911, Black Hawk Volunteer Fire Department, Black Hawk Fire Corp, Piedmont Fire and Ambulance Service, North Haines Volunteer Fire Department, Rapid City Fire Department & Ambulance Service, Box Elder Volunteer Fire Department, Rapid Valley Volunteer Fire Department, Doty Volunteer Fire Department, Whispering Pines Volunteer Fire Department, Meade County Sheriff’s Office, Summerset Police Department, Ellsworth Airforce Base Fire Department, Meade County Emergency Management, South Dakota State Fire Marshall’s office, Black Hills Energy and the Red Cross Serving Central and Western South Dakota.

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