Man charged with Agate Bed fire in Custer County

Agate Bed Fire Jstrain

Courtesy Fairburn VFD

BUFFALO GAP NATIONAL GRASSLAND, S.D. – On March 6, 2021, the Buffalo Gap National Grasslands in Custer County suffered a fire that claimed almost 2,600 acres.

Dillon Rose has been charged with causing a fire, operating a motor vehicle off designated roadways and carelessly and recklessly operating a motor vehicle.

Rose’s alleged actions are believed to have started the March 6 fire that burned trees, brush and grass.

The jury trial is set for 9 a.m. on Tuesday, September 27, 2022 in United States District Court.


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