Fire Quickly Contained in Rock Lake Area

A quick response by the South Country Fire Departments today helped contain a small structure fire and prevent it from spreading.

“We received a call late this afternoon of a structure fire and upon arrival on scene found a children’s play fort on fire,” explains Elk Valley & South Country Rural Fire & Rescue Chief Dave Boreen. “The crews did an excellent job of getting on the fire and were able to prevent it from spreading to the nearby Rock Lake campground.”

In total, 13 firefighters responded to the call. There were no injuries and no property damage.

While the cause of the fire is unknown, it is suspected to be human caused.