Firefighters respond to residential structure fire in Interior


Interior Structure Fire 5 7 2021

photo courtesy: Interior Volunteer Fire Department

INTERIOR, S.D. — Around 11:30 a.m. Friday, firefighters from two counties responded to a structure fire in the 200 block of Hwy. 44 in Interior.

Upon arrival at the scene, crews found a fire free-burning inside a residential structure with heavy smoke and visible flames. The fire directly threatened an adjacent commercial structure, outbuildings, and an RV trailer.

With winds gusting up to 30 mph., the fire spread onto the commercial structure before being halted. The commercial structure and nearby RV sustained minor damage.

No injuries to civilians, domestic animals, or firefighters were reported.

Responding agencies included: Pennington County 911, Interior Volunteer Fire Department, Kadoka Volunteer Fire Department, Kadoka Ambulance Service, Green Valley Volunteer Fire Department, Wall Volunteer Fire Department, Jackson County Sheriff’s office, Badlands National Park Service, Jackson County Emergency Management, Black Hills Fire Chaplains, South Dakota Fire Marshall’s Office, local ranchers/neighbors, West River Electrical Cooperative and the West River Lyman Jones Rural Water System.

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