User uShare Login | Register
Login
Register

Along with posting photos, videos, and stories, your uShare account lets you post Classified Ads, recipes on What's For Dinner, and Announcements.


53° View Weather Current Conditions Sioux Falls Change Location
Set Weather Options

RADAR LOCATION

TEMPERATURE LOCATION

Share your Photos, Videos, and Stories on uShare! Click here to get started.

News

[0] My Saved Articles
Find local businesses
on the KELO Pages!

 

Crews Make Progress On White Draw Fire

July 3, 2012, 6:31 AM by David Brown

Crews Make Progress On White Draw Fire
NEAR EDGEMONT, SD -

The good news Tuesday along the lines of the White Draw Fire is that it's now 50 percent contained.  It's grown from 100 acres Friday to about 4,950 acres but the level of containment is an improvement from Monday when it was only 30 percent contained.

The air around the fire has an eerie feeling Tuesday morning as a haziness has settled in the area.  That's because the winds have died down.  Monday, there wasn't as much smoke on Elbow Canyon Road because the winds were blowing from east to west but those have died down. 

The road is the western edge of the White Draw Fire perimeter as crews have established Highway 18 as the perimeter to the South.

Fire crews are meeting at 6 a.m. local time to develop a plan of action for the day.  Monday, they used two drop helicopters to drop water as an air attack plane was guiding them from above.  That helped ground crews get to the hot spots to get the fire under control.

Previous Story

Next Story


Comments







 
Find Local Businesses on KELO Pages!

View news

You may also like

Woman Killed In Sioux Falls Home

4/16/2014 6:01 PM

Sioux Falls police are investigating a murder in the southwest part of the city.

Full Story
SF Murder Victim Stabbed, Suspect Got Pills

4/17/2014 10:12 AM

Sioux Falls Police have released the names of the suspect and victim in the city's second homicide of 2014.

Full Story
Missing Girls Case Update On Tuesday

4/15/2014 7:15 AM

Authorities plan to release an update on the investigation into the 1971 disappearance of two South Dakota girls.

Full Story
Remains Found In Car Are Missing Girls

4/15/2014 1:39 PM

After more than 40 years, the families of two missing teenage girls now know what happened to them.

Full Story
Evidence From Car Led Authorities To Cold Case Conclusion

4/16/2014 11:35 AM

A more than 40-year-old cold case has been closed after South Dakota authorities announced on Tuesday the remains found in an old Studebaker submerged...

Full Story


Events

 
 
KELOLAND TV: 501 S. Phillips Avenue, Sioux Falls, SD 57104
Phone: 605.336.1100 · Breaking News call: 1-800-888-5356
Web Site Design and Custom Programming By: Lawrence & Schiller© 2014 KELO-TV -- KELOLAND.COM -- ALL RIGHTS RESERVED