No Injuries In Wed. Evening Fire In Pierre
by Associated Press
June 27, 2013 9:10 AM
Officials are investigating the cause of a fire in Pierre that damaged a business and two upstairs apartments.
Fire Chief Bill Alexander says two people who were in one of the apartments when the blaze started Wednesday evening escaped unharmed.
The fire started in a cardboard storage area behind Capital Sports and spread to the building. Damage was mostly contained to the building's exterior, though there was smoke damage inside the business and the apartments.
Damage to the building itself is estimated at between $10,000 and $15,000. Deputy Fire Chief Ian Paul tells the station that the fire does not appear to be suspicious.