Friday, December 11, 2015
Saturday, August 27, 2016
Tuesday, August 02, 2016
Monday, August 01, 2016
Friday, July 29, 2016
Wednesday, July 27, 2016
WHITECLAY, Neb. | Monday started out as a normal morning for Martin Pilcher and his crew at Arrowhead Foods, the only Native-owned business in this tiny town tucked south of the Pine Ridge Reservation.
Saturday, July 23, 2016
HILL CITY | A man-caused forest fire burned nearly 1.6 acres in the Hill City area, forcing firefighters to temporarily block traffic on part of Old Hill City Road.
Wednesday, July 20, 2016
Tuesday, July 19, 2016
EDGEMONT | The calm that settled Monday over Edgemont belied the tense struggle that firefighters waged a day earlier against wildfires that burned to within a mile of the city.
Monday, July 18, 2016
A growing wildfire burned over 12,000 acres by 8 p.m. Sunday and was moving "very close" to Edgemont. But as emergency workers braced to evacuate more people, a rainstorm soaked the area.
Sunday, July 17, 2016
A growing wildfire burned over 12,000 acres by 8 p.m. Sunday and was moving "very close" to Edgemont. Emergency workers at 3:45 p.m. Sunday evacuated about 60 people on the outskirts of town and warned the Edgemont community to prepare to flee from the Black Hills region’s largest wildfire s…
Friday, July 15, 2016
A few piles of logs were still smoldering this afternoon in the blackened interior of M-Hill, but the fire that burned across the popular hiking spot near downtown Rapid City was 100 percent contained and controlled.
A day after it started, firefighters had mostly contained and halted the forward progress of the M-Hill Fire, putting it in “mop up” status by the end of the day on Thursday.
Thursday, July 14, 2016
Wednesday, July 13, 2016
PIERRE | Citing widespread drought and continued high temperatures, Gov. Dennis Daugaard declared fire emergency conditions for 13 central and western counties.
Tuesday, July 12, 2016
PHILIP | A Philip area rancher is being treated at a Minneapolis burn center for injuries suffered while helping fight a neighbor’s wheat field fire on Sunday.
Friday, July 08, 2016
Wednesday, July 06, 2016
Tuesday was the final day to purchase fireworks in South Dakota, but residents in areas where fireworks are permitted can discharge them until Sunday. That's potential for a big fire risk, Pennington County Fire Administrator Denny Gorton said Tuesday.
Friday, July 01, 2016
Friday, April 17, 2015
Thursday, April 16, 2015
Wednesday, April 15, 2015
WIND CAVE NATIONAL PARK | The prescribed fire that escaped and became a wildfire at Wind Cave National Park in southwest South Dakota has grown to 6,500 acres and is 30 percent contained, according to a park news release issued Wednesday morning.
With smoke from a wildfire in Wind Cave National Park filling the sky over Rapid City on Tuesday, South Dakota Fire Meteorologist Darren Clabo's forecast for the 2015 fire season offered little hope for a quiet fire season.
Thursday, April 02, 2015
The Moonshine Fire, a second large blaze sweeping through Harding County in less than a week, had grown by Thursday afternoon to almost 4,000 acres.
Thursday, March 12, 2015
Wednesday, October 22, 2014
Dense smoke shrouded the southern Black Hills’ landscape this week, but the source wasn't a feared act of nature or man. Instead, it was a fire intended to cleanse and even protect the forest.