RC Fire and Police Depts. respond to fire on Neptune Drive

UPDATE (12:36 p.m.): The fire is estimated to be two to three acres in size.

Despite the hot and dry conditions, crews were able to stop the forward progress of the fire and are in the mop up phase. Crews will be on scene for some time as they complete the mop up phase.

Homes in the area were evacuated and officials are working on getting people back into their homes. No structures were damaged.

Police and fire crews also say that a lot of people were in the area, hindering their access to the fire. They once again ask everyone to avoid the area so they can get access to the fire.

Neptune Drive Fire

Photo courtesy of Rapid City Fire Dept Twitter.

RAPID CITY, S.D. — The Rapid City Fire Department is on scene of a fire located on Neptune Drive.

The Rapid City Police Department is also on scene assisting with evacuations for the area.

Everyone is asked to avoid the area.

NewsCenter1 will provide updates when they become available.

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