A fire started Saturday morning at the Pine Ridge Oil and Pine Ridge Trading Company building in Pine Ridge Village, reports the Rapid City Journal. Area fire crews, with help from some Nebraska crews have been battling the structure fire since then.
The cause of the fire is unknown, but had spread to approximately half of the building, which serves as a gas station and general store in Pine Ridge Village. The store has been in operation for decades. Oglala Lakota County Emergency Management is currently handling the situation and encouraging people to stay away from the scene of the fire.
Read more about fires in the Black Hills on the Black Hills Knowledge Network online news archive.