Firefighters scramble on afternoon wildfires

PIEDMONT, S.D. (KOTA TV) - Firefighters are working two fires Thursday afternoon; one near Piedmont and another near Hermosa.

The Piedmont fire is reportedly 14 acres as of 4:30 p.m. It is near Chimney Canyon Road. It is 10 percent contained and they expect total containment sometime during the night.

The Hermosa area fire was about an acre before it was contained. It spread from a slash pile that was being burned.