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Fire crews on the scene as wildfire burns near Norris Peak Road

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Published: Sep. 28, 2021 at 5:32 PM CDT
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RAPID CITY, S.D. (KOTA) -

UPDATE: Hallie Legge, who is the Public Information Officer for the Hat Mountain Fire says the fire is now estimated at 25 acres and has a 75% control line around the fire. There are plans to do more mapping on Sep 29.

Fire crews are on the scene of a wildfire north of Johnson Siding near Norris Peak Road. The size of the Hat Mountain Fire is currently estimated at between 8 and 10 acres. Fire crews say air resources have been ordered for the fire and state, federal, and local crews are either on the way or already on the scene. No mandatory evacuations have been ordered, but the Pennington County Sheriff’s Office is going door to door on the south side of Bogus Jim Road telling residents there to be alert. The fire was reported at 2:42 this afternoon.

Updates to come.

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