A fire closes portions of two highways near Lemmon

Published: Jan. 14, 2021 at 7:23 PM MST
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RAPID CITY, S.D. (KEVN) - A fire is burning west of Lemmon, SD, and moving Southeast as strong winds out of the Northwest are making the situation difficult for firefighters.

Highway 12 to the North Dakota border and 73 from Summerville to Lemmon are currently closed. The Perkins County Sheriff’s Office is warning residents south and east of Lemmon to be prepared to evacuate residents of Lemmon are not affected.

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