Vehicle Fire Occurs Near Yankton

Vehicle Fire Occurs Near Yankton

A pickup and camper are a complete loss after a Wednesday evening fire just west of Yankton.

According to Yankton Deputy Fire Chief Larry Nickles, the department was called and responded to a report of a vehicle fire in the 3700 block of West 8th shortly after eight pm Wednesday.

Nickles says while firefighters were responding, they were advised that the fire has spread into a camper and was near a gas station and fireworks stand.

Firefighters arrived on scene and extinguished the fire. Preliminary cause of the fire is believed to have been mechanical issues with the vehicle, but it’s pending.

Nickles says one person was transported by ambulance for unknown injuries.

Assisting the Yankton Fire Department was the Yankton County Sheriff’s Office and South Dakota Game, Fish, and Parks.