Lightning Sparks Wildfires In Black Hills
by Associated Press
August 03, 2012 7:27 AM
Lightning sparked several small wildlfires in the Black Hills as dry weather persists in the region.
The Great Plains Fire Information office says all four fires on Thursday were contained. The largest was only seven acres, which is less than a square mile.
South Dakota Public Radio reports that the Turkey Hill Fire to the west of Rapid City burned within a half mile of some homes.