Officials: Crow Peak Fire Is 100 Percent Contained


A wildfire west of Spearfish has been 100 percent contained.

The Crow Peak Fire burned more than 2,733 acres, mostly within the Black Hills National Forest, before crews contained the blaze on the Fourth of July.

170 personnel remain at the scene to monitor hot spots and strengthen containment lines. No structures were destroyed by the fire.

Three roads (Higgins Gulch, Crow Peak Bench, and Crow Creek) remain closed, officials said. The Crow Peak area is closed as well.

Lightning struck the area on Friday, June 24, four miles west of Spearfish and two miles south of Interstate 90.

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