Wildfire map: Track the Schroeder fire near Rapid City, Mount Rushmore


Megan Bridgeman and Michael Klinski, Sioux Falls Argus Leader (SD)

Mar 30, 2021


The Schroeder Fire continues to burn in South Dakota west of Rapid City. As of Monday, the fire has burned an estimated 1,900 acres and is still moving.


Two additional fires are also burning southwest of the city near Keystone, with one covering an estimated 75 acres and the other 20 acres.


The fires have evacuated 400 homeowners from the area and closed Mount Rushmore.


Winds were expected to die down Tuesday after gusts reached 70 mph on Monday, fueling the Black Hills blazes. Temperatures are dropping to the high 30s, as well, but there's no precipitation in the immediate forecast.


Track the South Dakota fires near Rapid City and Mount Rushmore ...


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