Tag Archives: South Dakota

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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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South Dakota to Hold Bison Roundup after Wildfire

Roundup will assess the herd of roughly 860 bison     By JAMES NORD, Associated Press SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — A South Dakota state park known for annual buffalo roundups drawing thousands of spectators will perform an unscheduled one ...

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Evacuation Lifted for South Dakota Towns Near Wildfire

The fire is 10 percent contained     By JAMES NORD, Associated Press SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — Lucia Roda stood in her backyard early Wednesday morning, watching flames shoot up in the dark for each tree a spreading western ...

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South Dakota Wildfire Threatens Communities

Wildfire has grown from 6 to 55 square miles     CUSTER, S.D. (AP) — A wildfire in a popular South Dakota state park grew rapidly overnight, pushing beyond the park’s borders and threatening nearby communities, officials said Wednesday. The ...

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Wind Gusts Complicate South Dakota Wildfire

The fire grew to more than 6.25 square miles   CUSTER, S.D. (AP) — Strong wind gusts and thick smoke were making it difficult for firefighters battling a spreading wildfire late Tuesday in Custer State Park in the Black Hills ...

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Wildfire Spreads in South Dakota

Evacuations forced in Custer State Park   CUSTER, S.D. (AP) — A wildfire is spreading and forcing evacuations in Custer State Park in the Black Hills of southwest South Dakota. The fire had grown to about 4 square miles by ...

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Alabaugh Fire (SD) Shelter Deployment and Case Study

Review of shelter deployment in 2007 South Dakota fire     National Interagency Fire Center – Alabaugh Fire fire shelter deployment. Alabaugh Canyon Case Study Wildland Fire Lessons Learned Center: Alabaugh Fire (2007)  

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