RVVFD extinguishes possible arson fire, incident under investigation

RAPID CITY, S.D. — The Rapid Valley Volunteer Fire Department extinguished a possible arson fire early on Sunday morning.

A couple moments before midnight tonight the RVVFD was dispatched to an address off of Plateau Ln for a report of a…

Posted by Rapid Valley Volunteer Fire Department on Sunday, November 8, 2020


According to a Facebook post from the RVVFD’s page, around midnight, the fire department was called to an address off Plateau Lane for a report of a vehicle fire.

When firefighters arrived, they called in additional units as a structure and an additional vehicle were threatened by the fire. Firefighters were able to quickly knock down the fire and additional units were canceled.

The RVVFD remained on scene to ensure that the fire was put out.

The investigation was then turned over to the Pennington County Sheriff’s Office due to suspicion of arson.

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