|Fire burning in Custer State Park
|photo courtesy of Rochelle Plocek|
Gary Matthews - February 17, 2017
CUSTER STATE PARK, S.D. – Fire crews say the Playhouse Fire is 35-percent contained as of this afternoon.
The fire is located about a half mile north of Center Lake in Custer State Park. It was reported around midnight.
The fire remained at approximately 24 acres. Local and State Wildland fire resources are working the fire, along with additional hand crews and the state Black Hat and Bear Mountain crews.
The fire was sparked by an escaped burn pile.