Forest / Wild Fire – North-America – USA

EDIS Number: WF-20120324-34627-USA
Date / time: 24/03/2012 04:29:40 [UTC]
Event: Forest / Wild Fire
Area: North-America
Country: USA
State/County: State of South Dakota
Location: Rapid City
Number of Deads: N/A
Number of Injured: N/A
Number of Infected: N/A
Number of Missing: N/A
Number of Affected: N/A
Number of Evacuated: N/A
Damage level: N/A


At least four apartment buildings in Rapid City are being evacuated as officials work to contain a grass fire. Firefighters are working to contain the fire that is burning near the South Dakota School of Mines & Technology. Officials also are working to protect several structures at the top of the hill where the fire is burning. A statement from the School of Mines & Technology says no campus buildings have been evacuated. However, campus officials are urging to students and staff to stay away from the area.

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