Whitetail fire burns 249 acres

By Carrie Moore

A responder with South Dakota Wildland Fire walks up the gravel road leading to the Whitetail Fire located off of White Tail Road and Lower French Creek Road. The fire was called in Wednesday, March 8, and was started after a tree fell on a power line.
A fire that erupted last Wednesday afternoon eight miles southeast of Custer burned 249 acres before it was contained a couple of days later. The Whitetail Fire started on the property of Roger and Marletta Eich, who live in Madison, after a tree fell on a power line. Firefighters are unsure  when the fire started, […]