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Murdo: Fire Incidents in 2006, South Dakota (SD)

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2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 20


Location: Unspecified, Murdo, SD 57559
Fire Department: Murdo, Murdo, SD 57559,  Phone: (605) 669-2468,  ID: 41002,  Incident #: 1,  Station: 1-0
Incident Type: Off-road vehicle or heavy equipment fire. Includes dirt bikes, specialty off-road vehicles, earth-moving equipment (bulldozers), and farm equipment.
Alarm Time: 01/25/2006 16:13,  Arrival Time: 01/25/2006 16:22,  Controlled Time: 01/25/2006 16:30,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 01/25/2006 16:46
Property Value: $5000,  Property Loss: $2000
Action taken: Extinguishment by fire service personnel.
Acres Burned #: < 1
Area of Origin: Engine area, running gear, wheel area,  Heat Source: Radiated, conducted heat from operating equipment,  Item First Ignited: Flammable liquid/gas - in/from final container
Cause of Ignition: Unintentional (Collision, knock down, run over, turn over)
Mobile Property Involved: Involved in ignition and burned,  Type: Agricultural vehicle, baler, chopper (farm use),  Make: Yugo,  Model: 2010
Location: Unspecified, Murdo, SD 57559
Fire Department: Murdo, Murdo, SD 57559,  Phone: (605) 669-2468,  ID: 41002,  Incident #: 4,  Station: 1-0
Incident Type: Grass fire. Includes fire confined to area characterized by grass ground cover, with little or no involvement of other ground fuels.
Alarm Time: 04/13/2006 20:22,  Arrival Time: 04/13/2006 20:26,  Controlled Time: 04/13/2006 20:33,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 04/13/2006 20:54
Action taken: Fire control or extinguishment, other.
Area Type: Rural, including farms >50 acres,  Wildland Fire Cause: Equipment,  Ignition Factors: Natural condition, other,  Human Factors: Possibly impaired by alcohol,  Heat Source: Heat, spark from friction
Total Acres Burned: 0.1
Location: Unspecified, Murdo, SD 57559
Fire Department: Murdo, Murdo, SD 57559,  Phone: (605) 669-2468,  ID: 41002,  Incident #: 5,  Station: 1-0
Incident Type: Passenger vehicle fire. Includes any motorized passenger vehicle, other than a motor home (e.g., pickup trucks, sport utility vehicles, buses).
Alarm Time: 04/17/2006 16:32,  Arrival Time: 04/17/2006 16:39,  Controlled Time: 04/17/2006 16:47,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 04/17/2006 16:47
Property Value: $5000,  Property Loss: $1000
Action taken: Extinguishment by fire service personnel.
Acres Burned #: < 1
Area of Origin: Engine area, running gear, wheel area,  Heat Source: Heat from powered equipment, other, (Mechanical failure, malfunction, other)
Mobile Property Involved: Involved in ignition and burned,  Type: Passenger car.,  Make: Chevrolet,  Model: Impala,  Year: 2001,  License Plate: 49CS36 SD
Location: Unspecified, Murdo, SD 57559
Fire Department: Murdo, Murdo, SD 57559,  Phone: (605) 669-2468,  ID: 41002,  Incident #: 6,  Station: 1-0
Incident Type: Brush or brush-and-grass mixture fire. Includes ground fuels lying on or immediately above the ground such as duff, roots, dead leaves, fine dead wood, and downed logs.
Alarm Time: 06/15/2006 01:05,  Arrival Time: 06/15/2006 01:50,  Controlled Time: 06/15/2006 02:12,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 06/15/2006 02:15
Action taken: Fire control or extinguishment, other.
Area Type: Rural, including farms >50 acres,  Wildland Fire Cause: Natural source,  Ignition Factors: Storm,  Heat Source: Lightning,  Weather Type: Thunderstorm in progress,  Wind Direction: Northwest,  Wind Speed: 10 mph,  Air Temperature: 85 F,  Relative Humidity: 25 %,  Fuel Moisture: 9,  Fire Danger Rating: Very high fire danger
Crops burned: Grass,  Total Acres Burned: 100
Location: Unspecified, Murdo, SD 57559
Fire Department: Murdo, Murdo, SD 57559,  Phone: (605) 669-2468,  ID: 41002,  Incident #: 8,  Station: 1-0
Incident Type: Grass fire. Includes fire confined to area characterized by grass ground cover, with little or no involvement of other ground fuels.
Alarm Time: 06/29/2006 19:03,  Arrival Time: 06/29/2006 19:05,  Controlled Time: 06/29/2006 19:10,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 06/29/2006 19:10
Action taken: Extinguishment by fire service personnel.
Area Type: Rural, including farms >50 acres,  Wildland Fire Cause: Incendiary,  Human Factors: Possibly impaired by alcohol,  Heat Source: Fireworks,  Weather Type: Clear, less than 1/10 cloud cover,  Air Temperature: 100 F,  Relative Humidity: 20 %,  Fuel Moisture: 8,  Fire Danger Rating: Very high fire danger
Crops burned: Grass,  Total Acres Burned: 0.1
Location: Unspecified, Murdo, SD 57559
Fire Department: Murdo, Murdo, SD 57559,  Phone: (605) 669-2468,  ID: 41002,  Incident #: 9,  Station: 1-0
Incident Type: Grass fire. Includes fire confined to area characterized by grass ground cover, with little or no involvement of other ground fuels.
Alarm Time: 06/29/2006 19:03,  Arrival Time: 06/29/2006 19:05,  Controlled Time: 06/29/2006 19:12,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 06/29/2006 19:12
Action taken: Extinguishment by fire service personnel.
Area Type: Rural, including farms >50 acres,  Wildland Fire Cause: Incendiary,  Heat Source: Fireworks
Crops burned: Grass,  Total Acres Burned: 0.1
Location: Unspecified, Murdo, SD 57559
Fire Department: Murdo, Murdo, SD 57559,  Phone: (605) 669-2468,  ID: 41002,  Incident #: 10,  Station: 1-0
Incident Type: Grass fire. Includes fire confined to area characterized by grass ground cover, with little or no involvement of other ground fuels.
Alarm Time: 07/05/2006 20:23,  Arrival Time: 07/05/2006 20:30,  Controlled Time: 07/05/2006 20:35,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 07/05/2006 20:40
Action taken: Extinguishment by fire service personnel.
Area Type: Rural, including farms >50 acres,  Wildland Fire Cause: Incendiary,  Heat Source: Fireworks
Crops burned: Grass,  Total Acres Burned: 0.1
Location: Unspecified, Murdo, SD 57559
Fire Department: Murdo, Murdo, SD 57559,  Phone: (605) 669-2468,  ID: 41002,  Incident #: 13,  Station: 1-0
Incident Type: Brush or brush-and-grass mixture fire. Includes ground fuels lying on or immediately above the ground such as duff, roots, dead leaves, fine dead wood, and downed logs.
Alarm Time: 07/13/2006 07:56,  Arrival Time: 07/13/2006 08:11,  Controlled Time: 07/13/2006 10:45,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 07/13/2006 10:45
Property Value: $800,  Property Loss: $800
Action taken: Control fire (wildland).
Area Type: Rural, including farms >50 acres,  Latitude: 43.84,  Longitude: 100.92 ,  Wildland Fire Cause: Natural source,  Heat Source: Lightning,  Weather Type: Thunderstorm in progress,  Wind Direction: West,  Wind Speed: 6 mph,  Air Temperature: 76 F,  Relative Humidity: 52 %,  Fuel Moisture: 9,  Fire Danger Rating: Moderate fire danger,  Property Management Ownership: Tax paying,  NFDRS Fuel Model at Origin: A: Annual Grasses.,  Relative Position on Slope: Upper Slope,  Area Type: North,  Flame Length: 2,  Person Responsible for Fire: Fire not caused by person
Crops burned: Rangeland,  Total Acres Burned: 49,  Tax Paying: 100 %
Location: Unspecified, Murdo, SD 57559
Fire Department: Murdo, Murdo, SD 57559,  Phone: (605) 669-2468,  ID: 41002,  Incident #: 18,  Station: 1-0
Incident Type: Grass fire. Includes fire confined to area characterized by grass ground cover, with little or no involvement of other ground fuels.
Alarm Time: 08/03/2006 18:20,  Arrival Time: 08/03/2006 18:32,  Controlled Time: 08/03/2006 21:41,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 08/03/2006 21:41
Action taken: Control fire (wildland).
Area Type: Rural, including farms >50 acres,  Wildland Fire Cause: Natural source,  Ignition Factors: Storm,  Heat Source: Lightning
Crops burned: Grass,  Total Acres Burned: 5.5
Location: Unspecified, Murdo, SD 57559
Fire Department: Murdo, Murdo, SD 57559,  Phone: (605) 669-2468,  ID: 41002,  Incident #: 17,  Station: 1-0
Incident Type: Grass fire. Includes fire confined to area characterized by grass ground cover, with little or no involvement of other ground fuels.
Alarm Time: 08/04/2006 09:20,  Arrival Time: 08/04/2006 10:40,  Controlled Time: 08/04/2006 11:50,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 08/04/2006 12:12
Action taken: Control fire (wildland).
Area Type: Rural, including farms >50 acres,  Wildland Fire Cause: Natural source,  Weather Type: Scattered clouds, 1/10 to 5/10 cloud cover,  Wind Direction: Southeast,  Wind Speed: 10 mph,  Air Temperature: 75 F,  Relative Humidity: 49 %,  Fuel Moisture: 9,  Fire Danger Rating: Moderate fire danger
Crops burned: Rangeland,  Total Acres Burned: 3.1
Location: Unspecified, Murdo, SD 57559
Fire Department: Murdo, Murdo, SD 57559,  Phone: (605) 669-2468,  ID: 41002,  Incident #: 19,  Station: 1-0
Incident Type: Brush or brush-and-grass mixture fire. Includes ground fuels lying on or immediately above the ground such as duff, roots, dead leaves, fine dead wood, and downed logs.
Alarm Time: 08/04/2006 15:02,  Arrival Time: 08/04/2006 16:13,  Controlled Time: 08/04/2006 19:42,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 08/04/2006 19:42
Action taken: Control fire (wildland).
Location: Unspecified, Murdo, SD 57559
Fire Department: Murdo, Murdo, SD 57559,  Phone: (605) 669-2468,  ID: 41002,  Incident #: 21,  Station: 1-0
Incident Type: Grass fire. Includes fire confined to area characterized by grass ground cover, with little or no involvement of other ground fuels.
Alarm Time: 08/09/2006 20:00,  Arrival Time: 08/09/2006 20:04,  Controlled Time: 08/09/2006 20:43,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 08/09/2006 21:07
Action taken: Control fire (wildland).
Area Type: Rural, including farms >50 acres,  Wildland Fire Cause: Natural source,  Ignition Factors: Storm,  Weather Type: Thunderstorm in progress,  Wind Direction: Southeast,  Wind Speed: 12 mph,  Air Temperature: 77 F,  Relative Humidity: 44 %,  Fuel Moisture: 12,  Fire Danger Rating: Moderate fire danger
Total Acres Burned: 6.4
Location: Unspecified, Murdo, SD 57559
Fire Department: Murdo, Murdo, SD 57559,  Phone: (605) 669-2468,  ID: 41002,  Incident #: 22,  Station: 1-0
Incident Type: Cultivated vegetation, crop fire, other.
Alarm Time: 08/09/2006 20:00,  Arrival Time: 08/09/2006 20:15,  Controlled Time: 08/09/2006 20:43,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 08/09/2006 21:07
Action taken: Fire control or extinguishment, other.
Area Type: Rural, including farms >50 acres,  Wildland Fire Cause: Natural source,  Ignition Factors: Storm,  Weather Type: Thunderstorm in progress,  Wind Direction: Southeast,  Wind Speed: 12 mph,  Air Temperature: 77 F,  Relative Humidity: 44 %,  Fuel Moisture: 12,  Fire Danger Rating: Moderate fire danger
Crops burned: Wheat Stubble,  Total Acres Burned: 3
Location: Unspecified, Murdo, SD 57559
Fire Department: Murdo, Murdo, SD 57559,  Phone: (605) 669-2468,  ID: 41002,  Incident #: 23,  Station: 1-0
Incident Type: Brush or brush-and-grass mixture fire. Includes ground fuels lying on or immediately above the ground such as duff, roots, dead leaves, fine dead wood, and downed logs.
Alarm Time: 08/14/2006 22:05,  Arrival Time: 08/14/2006 22:10,  Controlled Time: 08/14/2006 22:38,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 08/14/2006 22:38
Action taken: Investigate. Includes investigations done on arrival to determine the situation and postincident investigations; and collecting incident information for incident reporting purposes.
Area Type: Rural, including farms >50 acres,  Wildland Fire Cause: Natural source,  Ignition Factors: Storm
Crops burned: grass,  Total Acres Burned: 0.1
Location: Unspecified, Murdo, SD 57559
Fire Department: Murdo, Murdo, SD 57559,  Phone: (605) 669-2468,  ID: 41002,  Incident #: 26,  Station: 1-0
Incident Type: Brush or brush-and-grass mixture fire. Includes ground fuels lying on or immediately above the ground such as duff, roots, dead leaves, fine dead wood, and downed logs.
Alarm Time: 08/31/2006 06:15,  Arrival Time: 08/31/2006 06:49,  Controlled Time: 08/31/2006 10:04,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 08/31/2006 10:19
Contents Value: $250
Action taken: Control fire (wildland).
Area Type: Rural, including farms >50 acres,  Latitude: 43.75,  Longitude: 100.77 ,  Wildland Fire Cause: Natural source,  Ignition Factors: Storm,  Heat Source: Lightning,  Property Management Ownership: Tax paying,  NFDRS Fuel Model at Origin: A: Annual Grasses.,  Relative Position on Slope: Ridge Top,  Area Type: Northeast,  Flame Length: 3,  Person Responsible for Fire: Fire not caused by person
Crops burned: Grass,  Total Acres Burned: 12.8,  Tax Paying: 100 %
Location: Unspecified, Murdo, SD 57559
Fire Department: Murdo, Murdo, SD 57559,  Phone: (605) 669-2468,  ID: 41002,  Incident #: 28,  Station: 1-0
Incident Type: Grass fire. Includes fire confined to area characterized by grass ground cover, with little or no involvement of other ground fuels.
Alarm Time: 08/31/2006 12:55,  Arrival Time: 08/31/2006 12:59,  Controlled Time: 08/31/2006 14:10,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 08/31/2006 14:10
Action taken: Control fire (wildland).
Area Type: Rural, including farms >50 acres
Crops burned: Ditch,  Total Acres Burned: 1
Location: East Second, Murdo, SD 57559
Fire Department: Murdo, Murdo, SD 57559,  Phone: (605) 669-2468,  ID: 41002,  Incident #: 30,  Station: 1-0
Incident Type: Passenger vehicle fire. Includes any motorized passenger vehicle, other than a motor home (e.g., pickup trucks, sport utility vehicles, buses).
Alarm Time: 10/01/2006 09:36,  Arrival Time: 10/01/2006 09:40,  Controlled Time: 10/01/2006 09:42,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 10/01/2006 09:43
Property Value: $3000,  Property Loss: $500
Action taken: Investigate. Includes investigations done on arrival to determine the situation and postincident investigations; and collecting incident information for incident reporting purposes.
Acres Burned #: < 1
Area of Origin: Engine area, running gear, wheel area,  Heat Source: Spark, ember or flame from operating equipment,  Item First Ignited: Flammable liquid/gas - in/from engine or burner
Cause of Ignition: Failure of equipment or heat source (Leak or break)
Mobile Property Involved: Involved in ignition, but did not itself burn,  Type: Passenger road vehicle, other,  Make: Ford,  Model: F-150,  Year: 1986
Location: Garfield Ave, Murdo, SD 57559
Fire Department: Murdo, Murdo, SD 57559,  Phone: (605) 669-2468,  ID: 41002,  Incident #: 31,  Station: 1-0
Incident Type: Building fire
Alarm Time: 10/21/2006 08:26,  Arrival Time: 10/21/2006 08:31,  Controlled Time: 10/21/2006 09:34,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 10/21/2006 12:33
Property Value: $3000,  Property Loss: $3000,  Contents Value: $500,  Contents Loss: $500
Actions taken:
  • Extinguishment by fire service personnel.
  • Salvage and overhaul.
  • Investigate. Includes investigations done on arrival to determine the situation and postincident investigations; and collecting incident information for incident reporting purposes.
Buildings Involved #: 1,  Acres Burned #: < 1
Area of Origin: Cooking area, kitchen,  Heat Source: Arcing,  Item First Ignited: Interior wall covering excluding drapes, etc.
Cause of Ignition: Failure of equipment or heat source (Electrical failure, malfunction, other)
Structure Type: Enclosed building,  Status: Vacant and secured,  Stories: 2 Above, 1 Below,  Square Feet: 900,  Stories with Damage: 1 Significant
Location: Unspecified, Murdo, SD 57559
Fire Department: Murdo, Murdo, SD 57559,  Phone: (605) 669-2468,  ID: 41002,  Incident #: 32,  Station: 1-0
Incident Type: Brush or brush-and-grass mixture fire. Includes ground fuels lying on or immediately above the ground such as duff, roots, dead leaves, fine dead wood, and downed logs.
Alarm Time: 12/26/2006 14:22,  Arrival Time: 12/26/2006 14:23,  Controlled Time: 12/26/2006 15:47,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 12/26/2006 15:52
Action taken: Control fire (wildland).
Area Type: Rural, including farms >50 acres,  Wildland Fire Cause: Debris, vegetation burn,  Heat Source: Heat from other open flame or smoking materials
Crops burned: Grass, Cattails,  Total Acres Burned: 2
Location: Unspecified, Murdo, SD 57559
Fire Department: Murdo, Murdo, SD 57559,  Phone: (605) 669-2468,  ID: 41002,  Incident #: 34,  Station: 1-0
Incident Type: Road freight or transport vehicle fire. Includes commercial freight hauling vehicles and contractor vans or trucks. Examples are moving trucks, plumber vans, and delivery trucks.
Alarm Time: 12/30/2006 19:44,  Arrival Time: 12/30/2006 19:53,  Controlled Time: 12/30/2006 20:51,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 12/30/2006 21:03
Property Value: $25000,  Property Loss: $5000,  Contents Value: $60000,  Contents Loss: $3000
Actions taken:
  • Extinguishment by fire service personnel.
  • Salvage and overhaul.
Acres Burned #: < 1,  On Site Materials: Produce, fruit or vegetables
Area of Origin: Engine area, running gear, wheel area,  Heat Source: Heat, spark from friction,  Item First Ignited: Tire
Cause of Ignition: Failure of equipment or heat source (Equipment not being operated properly)
Mobile Property Involved: Involved in ignition and burned,  Type: Trailer - semi, designed for freight,  Make: Mack
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