Hawk Draw Fire estimated at 291 acres near Wasta

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WASTA, S.D. (KELO) — Fire officials have an update on the Hawk Draw Fire burning near I-90, west of Wasta.

As of Wednesday evening, the fire was estimated at 291 acres. Officials say growth potential for the fire is moderate.

The fire started just before midnight on Tuesday, August 17. The grassfire started when a semi hauling hay caught on fire.

Authorities urge people to give firefighters and other first responders room to work.

Click here for more information from Great Plains Fire.

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