Rapid City firefighters deployed to high-profile wildfires

RAPID CITY, S.D. (KOTA) – Nine firefighters from the Rapid City Fire Department have been deployed across state lines to work on four high-profile wildfires.

Rapid City Fire Department Public Information Officer Lt. Jim Bussell shared details about the deployments and the responsibilities they were given.

Bussell said despite firefighter deployment, there is still work to be done at home.

One firefighter who was deployed near Warm Springs, Oregon is coming home today, and a crew swap with the Colorado based crew.