BLUNT, S.D. (KELO) — Firefighters in central South Dakota say lightning is to blame after several fires started Monday afternoon.
According to the Blunt Rural Fire Department, there were three fires within a 4-mile area. Officials say rain assisted crews in putting out two of the fires.
The department says one of the fires burned between 5 to 7 acres.
The Pierre Rural Fire Department was called for mutual aid.
No one was hurt.