3 people escape Box Elder home fire

(photo courtesy of Pennington County Fire Service)

BOX ELDER, S.D. (KOTA TV) - Three people managed to escape a home on the 4500 block of Country Road in rural Box Elder about 6 p.m. Friday.

When the Box Elder Volunteer Fire Department arrived firefighters saw the fire burning in the interior of the main structure as well as the attic and roof.

Firefighters were able to confine the fire in the home which had light to moderate damage.

The American Red Cross is helping the three people who lived in the home.