Controlled slash piles burning off of Neck Yoke Road

Slash piles are burning in the area off Neck Yoke Road, and fire agencies say they are aware of the situation.

ROCKERVILLE, S.D. — The Rockerville Volunteer Fire Department and Pennington County 911 are informing the public that they are aware of the fires on 237th Avenue off of Neck Yoke Road.

A homeowner at the end of 237th Avenue is burning slash piles and has a permit to due so. The Rockerville VFD says the homeowner is actively monitoring the slash piles.

The fires are visible from the area of Bear Country and the Perli Pit on South Highway 16, as well as being visible from Coyote Flats looking down towards South Highway 16.

The agencies have been getting 911 calls and assure the public that they are aware of the situation and that the fires are under control.

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Photo courtesy Rockerville Volunteer Fire Department Facebook.

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