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Jun 30

Structure Fire

Posted on June 30, 2022 at 9:38 AM by Michelle Delaney

Occurred 6/29/2022 2:05pm

Location: 48312 216th St

Damaged: Shop Buildings

On the above date and time, the Brookings County Sheriff’s Office, Elkton Fire Department, Elkton Ambulance, Aurora Fire Department, White Fire Department, Bruce Fire Department, Volga Fire Department, Sinai Fire Department, Brookings Fire Department and Brookings County Emergency Management Office, responded to a report of a shop building on fire. Upon arrival, Deputies and Fire Fighters observed two shop buildings to be fully engulfed but unoccupied. Items damaged in the fire include the west shop building valued at $150,000, east shop building valued at $500,000, tree’s valued at $200,000, John Deer 7800 valued at $60,000, Sommers 1600 gallon sprayer valued at $40,000, Polaris Razor valued at $35,000, 2,200 gallons of diesel fuel valued at $10,000 and a pallet of oil valued at $8,000. Total value of damaged objects was estimated at $1,100,000. Responding agencies were able to clear from the scene at 9:33pm.

Scott Sebring
Assistant Sheriff
Brookings County Sheriff’s Office
315 7th Ave
Brookings, SD 57006