Home destroyed in fire on Conifer Lane
A home in South Rapid City has been destroyed in the early hours of Friday morning.
In a statement released by Pennington County Fire Service, the Whispering Pines Volunteer Fire Department responded to a two-alarm structure fire at 5383 Conifer Lane in Rapid City, at approximately 1:56 a.m.
Neighbors initially reported smelling smoke and then noticed the fire. Emergency services were immediately called, ensuring the occupants of a nearby structure were safely evacuated.
Video of the flames captured by a neighbor.
Firefighters were able to prevent the spread of the fire to other structures and no injuries to firefighters, civilians or animals have been reported.
Responding Agencies: Whispering Pines Volunteer Fire Department, Rockerville Volunteer Fire Department, Rapid City Fire Department, Black Hawk Volunteer Fire Department, Johnson Siding Volunteer Fire Department, Rapid Valley Volunteer Fire Department, Battle Creek Fire Department, North Haines Volunteer Fire Department, Hill City Volunteer Fire Department, Pennington County 911, Black Hills Electrical Cooperative, Pennington County Sheriff’s Office, State Fire Marshal, and the Pennington County Fire Service
Stay tuned to NewsCenter1 for updates as they become available as the cause of the fire is still under investigation.