Rapid City Fire Department prepping for the upcoming Sturgis Motorcycle Rally

RAPID CITY, S.D.(KOTA)- The Sturgis Rally is just about here, but the associated issues with the Rally aren’t restricted to that community.

Rapid City Fire Department public information officer Tessa Jaeger says the prep is on in Rapid City.

Jaeger says local firefighters are geared up for a hectic few days.

While Jaeger said there are some challenges that come from such a big rally, they aren’t without help.

The opening ceremony of the 81st Sturgis Motorcycle Rally is at noon on Friday.