ABERDEEN, S.D. (Press Release) – On Jan. 16, 2021 at 6 a.m., Aberdeen Fire Rescue responded to a structure fire involving Gary’s Auto Body and Accessories at 2502 6th Ave SE. On arrival crews found heavy smoke and fire coming from the commercial occupancy. The fire was quickly attacked by firefighters and was contained to the building of origin, but there is significant fire, smoke and water damage throughout the business. There were no injuries to firefighting crews or civilians. Fire crews remained on scene for about 6 hours. The fire is currently under investigation and additional information will be released as it becomes available.
Aberdeen Fire Rescue Responding Units – Truck 1, Rescue 2, Rescue 3, Engine 4, Command 1, Medic 1, Medic 2, Battalion 1, 2, and 3, Safety Officer, and Aberdeen Fire Rescue Prevention/Investigation Division, Fire Chief
Other Responding Agencies – Aberdeen Police Department, BC Emergency Management, South Dakota Highway Patrol, BC 911, Northwestern Energy, Public Works, and the South Dakota State Fire Marshal’s Office.