Crews respond to early morning structure fire on Flamingo Street

UPDATE (7/28/21 @ 8:20 a.m.): Rapid City Fire Department Public Information Officer Tessa Jaeger says that the early morning structure fire on Flamingo Drive was a natural gas fed fire from a compromised gas meter.

Crews arriving on scene could see flames from Lowe’s and found the home 75% involved when they got there.

It took roughly 30 minutes to control the blaze.

The home, a double-wide modular structure, is a complete loss.

No injuries were reported.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.

Responding agencies included: Battalion Chief 1, Engine 7, Medic 7, Truck 3, Truck 1, and Squad 1.

RAPID CITY, S.D. — Rapid City Fire crews were able to put out a fire at a home in Rapid City early Wednesday morning.

20210728 042554 1Firefighters responded to reports of structure fire around 2:30 a.m. on Flamingo Drive near the intersection with Kyle Street.

One person was inside the house at the time of the fire but was able to get out.

According to crews on scene, the fire began on the roof of the house. The cause is still under investigation.

This is a developing story; NewsCenter1 will provide updates as they become available.

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