Terrain Satellite
Wilson Road
FIRE
1,577
acres
15.6 mi
SSE of Pine Ridge, SD
95%
contained
ACTIVE
Last Updated:
6 hours, 54 mins ago
Incident #:
2020-NWCG-6782
Fire Start:
Tuesday, June 16, 2020 7:00 AM MDT

Current Weather

Fire Growth Potential


Fire Weather Forecast


Incident Overview Updated: 2 weeks ago

Incident Photo for the Wilson Road Fire

This is a human-caused fire in steep timber on the Pine Ridge Reservation driven by high winds.  It was started by a firework.  Aviation resources were used to contain the fire.  Additional assistance was provided by Oglala Sioux Tribe, US Forest Service, Rosebud Agency, and the local Volunteer Fire Departments.  There were 15 structures protected. 

Basic Information

Incident Type:
Wildfire
Cause:
Human
Date of Origin:
Tuesday June 16th, 2020 approx. 01:00 PM
Location:
6 miles north of Pine Ridge, SD
Incident Commander:
Marjoe Janis
Coordinates:
43.116, -102.621

Current Situation

Total Personnel:
71
Size (Acres):
1,577
Containment:
95%
Fuels Involved:
Timber (grass and understory)
Significant Events:
No major events during mop up and perimeter containment and strenthening.

Planned Outlook

Planned Actions:
Continue to mop up interior areas of the fire and strengthen perimeter.
Remarks:
Fire was returned to all local resources on June 21, 2020.

Incident Contact

Incident Contact
Diane Mann-Klager
Email: diane.mann-klager@bia.gov
Phone: 605-226-7621 ext. 2244
Hours: M-F 0800-1630 hrs Central Time
Fire Unit Information
Pine Ridge Agency
Bureau of Indian Affairs
South Dakota
Pine Ridge, SD 57770