SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – You could see the smoke for blocks, but it only took crews ten minutes to put out a house fire in central Sioux Falls.
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (KSFY) – Crewing battled a fire near downtown Sioux Falls Tuesday afternoon that temporarily closed a couple streets.
According to Sioux Falls Fire Rescue Division Chief Steve Fessler, the fire started in a building near 6th Street and Spring Avenue around 2:25 p.m.
Upon arrival, crews could see smoke and flames coming from a second-story window. It took them less than 10 minutes to extinguish the blaze.
Since the Emerald Ash Borer was discovered in Sioux Falls, a handful of generous families have offered to help replant our city,” TenHaken said, referring to gifts made to the city by Lloyd Companies, Craig Lloyd and the Heineman family that owns the Sioux Falls Skyforce. “Now Im asking members of the community to join us in helping to beautify our community for future generations by giving to ReLeaf Sioux Falls.
Officers closed off a block of 6th Street and a block of Spring Avenue as a precaution while crews worked.