5 people escape as Custer home is destroyed

(photo courtesy of Pennington County Fire Service)

CUSTER, S.D. .(KEVN) - Five people escaped a fire that destroyed a home on Bavarian Hills Road in Custer Saturday night. All five were taking to Custer Regional Hospital where they were treated and released.

Firefighters managed to keep the blaze confined to the home, saving nearby structures.

Crews also had to battle the weather, with temperatures ranging from 11 to 13 degrees below zero. No injuries to firefighters were reported.

The fire is under investigation.