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.


65° View Weather Current Conditions Sioux Falls Change Location
Set Weather Options

RADAR LOCATION

TEMPERATURE LOCATION

News

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

 

Crews Make Progress On SD, NE Fires

July 25, 2012, 7:38 AM

Crews Make Progress On SD, NE Fires
Longhorn Complex Fire

Firefighters in north-central Nebraska and western South Dakota have made progress on several massive wildfires.

The Fairfield Creek Fire in Nebraska is now 25 percent contained.  Officials say their best estimate is that the fire has burned around 90,000 acres.  At least seven people have lost their homes and three firefighters have been injured.

The North Central Development Center in Ainsworth has set up a fund to accept donations for the volunteer firefighters, families in need and ranchers impacted by the fire. 

To the northwest, crews have made progress on a series of fires burning on the Rosebud Indian Reservation. The Longhorn Complex Fire has consumed more than 40,000 acres.  It's now 70-percent contained.

Overnight crews secured the perimeter on one of the smaller fires, South Crazy Horse. Homeowners living near the village of Spring Creek have been evacuated for the past six days but that may be lifted later Wednesday morning.

The Myrtle Fire near Pringle and Mossgate Fire near Edgemont are both 100 percent contained. Officials believe a forest service road grater sparked the Myrtle Fire which burned 10, 080 acres. Lightning started the Mossgate Fire and burned more than 4,000 acres.

Share your fire images through our KELOLAND uShare Photo Gallery.  Just click on the "Upload Photos" link in the upper right hand corner of the page.

Emily Estes Emily Estes Emily Estes Springview, NE Facebook Page Springview, NE Facebook Page Springview, NE Facebook Page Springview, NE Facebook Page Springview, NE Facebook Page Springview, NE Facebook Page Springview, NE Facebook Page Springview, NE Facebook Page Springview, NE Facebook Page Springview, NE Facebook Page
Photo Credit:
Photo Gallery:

Previous Story

Next Story


Comments





RELATED STORIES


 
Find Local Businesses on KELO Pages!

View news

You may also like

Sutton Bay CEO Dies In UTV Rollover Crash

8/25/2014 2:34 PM

The CEO of Sutton Bay Resort in central South Dakota died after rolling his 2014 Polaris Ranger late Sunday night.

Full Story
Authorities Search For Missing Inmate

8/24/2014 10:43 AM

31-year-old Bridget Franzen failed to report to a work release job on Saturday, August 23.

Full Story
SF Drug Ring Involved 220 lbs. Of Marijuana

8/27/2014 5:48 PM

Her boyfriend was killed during a botched robbery in December in northwest Sioux Falls. Faith Rasmussen and her mother, Theresa, have now pleaded guil...

Full Story | Watch
SF Mother, Daughter Admit To Large Drug Conspiracy

8/27/2014 10:54 AM

Faith Rasmussen, 21, and her 55-year-old mother Theresa Rasmussen admit they were bringing marijuana from California to South Dakota and distributing ...

Full Story
Car vs. School Bus Crash Near Inwood, Iowa

8/26/2014 11:31 AM

Authorities in northwest Iowa are investigating a serious crash involving a car and a school bus.

Full Story


Events