Slash pile burns this week in the Black Hills

The Forest Service will conduct slash pile burns in the Black Hills this winter. This is a burn that was conducted in 2011. (U.S. Forest Service photo by Beth Steinhauer)

RAPID CITY, S.D. (KEVN) - Mystic fire in the central hills will be burning piles approximately two miles east of Hill City on Old Hill City Road, north of Ford Mountain and west of Ford Mountain Road. Smoke may be visible for several days in the surrounding areas.

Mystic fire is also burning west of the intersection of Highway 385 and West Highway 44, one-quarter mile up Silver City Road.

Beginning on Monday, Feb. 11, Northern Hills fire will be burning east of Nemo, South Dakota near the Piedmont Fire Trail, south of Nemo, north of Steamboat Rock Campground and in the Dalton Lake area.