Structure Fire 600 South Gordon Drive
On Tuesday, December 20, 2016, at approximately 2:15 p.m., Sioux Falls Fire Rescue responded to a structure fire at 600 South Gordon Drive. A passerby discovered the fire and called 911.
Fire units arrived to find smoke and flames visible from the residence. Fire crews extinguished the fire in approximately 15 minutes, and there were no civilian or responder injuries. One pet was inside the home at the time of the fire and was unable to escape. The house suffered serious fire damage and the residents are being assisted by the American Red Cross.
Sioux Falls Fire Rescue responded with 3 support vehicles, 5 fire trucks, and 21 Firefighters. The cause of the fire is under investigation. Sioux Falls Fire Rescue was assisted by the American Red Cross, Animal Control, Paramedics Plus Ambulance, MidAmerican Energy, Xcel Energy, and the Sioux Falls Police Department.
Sioux Falls Fire Rescue would like to remind residents to make sure their residence has smoke detectors and to test them regularly.