UPDATED at 3:55 p.m. CT

RAPID CITY, S.D. (KELO) — Firefighters have put out a 3-acre grass fire in Rapid City today. When the call came in at around 11 a.m., Fire Department crews were called to the scene.

The fire was fast-moving and the Rapid City Police evacuated a hand full of homes around the Neptune Drive area.

In about an hour, firefighters had the fire under control and evacuations were lifted later this afternoon.

  • Grassfire in Neptune Drive area of Rapid City
  • Rapid City fire truck

Published 1:25 p.m. CT

The Rapid City Fire Department (RCFD) is on scene at the site of an active fire in central Rapid City Monday afternoon, according to a Facebook post by the department.

The RCFD says the fire is in the area of Neptune Drive, and that the Rapid City Police Department is assisting with evacuations.

Rapid City Fire Department

The RCFD asks people to please avoid the area.