WANBLEE, S.D. (AP) – A wildfire near Wanblee has burned more than 5,000 acres.
The Martin volunteer fire department says efforts to stop the fire from spreading appear to be working. The fire department tweets that burnouts appear to be working to stop the fire’s progress. That’s areas that are intentionally burned to control how the fire spreads.
The fire started July 16th Sunday afternoon.
Video of the fire last night from the Wanblee Junction Fire courtesy of the NFVD Fire Chief
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