ABERDEEN, S.D. (Press Release) – On Thursday at 5:47 p.m., Aberdeen Fire Rescue responded to a structure fire at 104 7th Curve. On arrival, crews found smoke coming from the home. Crews made entry and found flames next to the water heater. They quickly extinguished the flames and remained on scene to perform overhaul operations.
Fire damage was contained to the area around the water heater and the insulation underneath the mobile home. The cause of the fire is under investigation. No one was injured in the fire. Units were on scene for more than two hours.
Also on Thursday, at 2:29 p.m., Aberdeen Fire Rescue responded to a structure fire at 200 South Harrison Street. On arrival crews found people evacuating the building. The Attack crew found the flashing material around the vent of a batch burn-off oven on fire. Crews quickly extinguished the flames and remained on scene to perform overhaul operations. The cause of the fire is under investigation. There was no fire damage to the rest of the building. No one was injured in the fire.
Update: Children from Northeastern South Dakota Head Start were evacuated as a precaution from their building, which is adjacent to the location of the fire on South Harrison. Vans from Ride Line were sent to pick up children and keep them warm – other vehicles (including police department vehicles) were also utilized.
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