Structure Fire—905 West 41st Street
On Thursday afternoon, September 7, 2017, at approximately 1:15 p.m., Sioux Falls Fire Rescue responded to 905 West 41st Street, at Gary’s Gun Shop, for a structure fire.
Fire companies arrived to find heavy smoke exiting the structure. Fire companies were able to locate the fire and extinguish it within ten minutes of arrival. Evacuation of the structure occurred prior to arrival of fire companies. Several hours were spent ventilating the structure, conducting investigation, and completing tasks to ensure no further fire extension.
Sioux Falls Fire Rescue responded with four fire trucks, three support units, and a fire Chaplain. There were 19 fire personnel on scene. Sioux Falls Fire Rescue was assisted by Paramedics Plus Ambulance, MidAmerican Energy, Xcel Energy, the Sioux Falls Police Department, and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives.
The cause of the fire is under investigation.
Sioux Falls Fire Rescue would like to remind residents and business owners to review their escape plans and check their fire extinguishers.