Tag Archives: South Dakota

Man Dies in South Dakota Brush Fire

Wooded are known for homeless people     RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) — A man has died of smoke inhalation in a brush fire in Rapid City, authorities said. The victim was discovered when police and firefighters responded to the ...

Read More »

Man Severely Burn in South Dakota Grass Fire

Burn pit fire went out of control   SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — A 74-year-old man was severely burned Sunday in a grass fire in rural Sioux Falls, authorities said. Emergency crews were called to the fire around noon Sunday. ...

Read More »

South Dakota Back Hat Handcrew 2018 Season

A look back at the wildfire season     Jeni Lawver – The Black Hat Handcrew is based in Rapid City and is classified as a Type 2 IA (Initial Attack) Handcrew. Primary duties for the crew are wildland fire ...

Read More »

Wildfire Training in the Black Hills

Training at the Black Hills Interagency Fire School     SDPB – A week-long school for firefighter trainees is held annually at the Box Elder Job Corps Center near Nemo, South Dakota. The curriculum is a combination of classroom and ...

Read More »

True North Gear® AMABILIS® Duffel, 25L

The world’s toughest duffel     Seattle, WA (April 2018) – True North Gear® to release the AMABILIS® duffel, the result of a unique partnership between True North® and AMABILIS®, a designer-manufacturer of outdoor gear with a reputation for design ...

Read More »

Major Wildfire Potential Average in South Dakota

Large potential over western part of state     RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) — A fire official says the potential for large wildfires in South Dakota ranges from average to below average across the state. State Fire Meteorologist Darren Clabo ...

Read More »

Bear Mountain and Black Hat Handcrew, 2017

A look back at the 2017 wildfire season     SD Wildland Fire – The Bear Mountain and Black Hat Handcrews are considered Type 2 Initial Attack handcrews and are comprised of 22 firefighters each. The primary function of the ...

Read More »

Burn Pile Caused South Dakota Fire

Private fire had spread into Bear Butte State Park   STURGIS, S.D. (AP) — A fire that burned 150 acres (61 hectares) on the north side of Bear Butte State Park over the weekend was caused by a debris burn ...

Read More »

Crews Contain South Dakota Fire

Bear Butte State Park grass fire burned at least 150 acres   STURGIS, S.D. (AP) — Crews have contained a grass fire on the north side of Bear Butte State Park in southwestern South Dakota. The fire was fully contained ...

Read More »

South Dakota State Park Reopens After Wildfire

Trails still closed at Custer State Park     CUSTER, S.D. (AP) — Custer State Park has reopened a week after a wildfire closed the popular South Dakota tourism attraction. Park officials say the two main roads in and out ...

Read More »