3 escape Box Elder house fire

BOX ELDER, S.D. (KOTA TV) Three people escaped a Box Elder house fire Thursday night.

Overall, the home on Westwind Road received only "light damage," according to a release sent by Pennington County Fire and the damage was contained mostly to one room a part of the attic.

Temperatures were in the teens as firefighters from around the area fought the blaze.

No people were injured in the fire, however, two pets died.