Lightning Sparks Wildfire in Custer State Park

Grace Creek Fire is being developed by local, state and federal resources and is located near Lake Center.

CUSTER, SD: Wildfires in Custer State Park, 2 miles east of Center Lake, were reported on Saturday at 12 ፡ 58 p.m.

Currently the size is estimated at 8 hectares of land, the cause of the fire is thought to be lightning.

Middle Lake

Helicopters take water from the center lake

Resources were sent to the site, including single-engine air tanks, air strikes and three helicopters.

Local, state and federal agencies are working together to prevent the fire.

Grace Creek Fire

Fire site from the middle of the lake

No displacement detected, we will update it with more information available.

With thunderstorms and temperatures in the 80’s, the holiday season is in full swing.

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