Lighting strike causes wildfire near Pactola Lake

RAPID CITY, SD — A wildfire popped up near Pactola Lake early Wednesday morning.

According to the Johnson Siding Volunteer Fire Department’s Facebook page, the fire was caused by a lightning strike.

No word at this time on the exact size of the fire.

Crews from Rapid City Fire Station Five also responded to the scene.

The departments also thanked the Pennington County Sheriff’s Office for their assistance.

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