- Associated Press - Monday, July 17, 2017

WANBLEE, S.D. (AP) - A wildfire near Wanblee has burned more than 5,000 acres.

The Martin volunteer fire department says efforts to stop the fire from spreading appear to be working. The fire department tweets that burnouts appear to be working to stop the fire’s progress. That’s areas that are intentionally burned to control how the fire spreads.

KELO-TV (https://bit.ly/2u0ISR6 ) reports the fire started Sunday afternoon.


Information from: KELO-TV, https://www.keloland.com

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