Blaze breaks out at SDSU Research Farm


Trenton Abrego, Editor-In-Chief

On Sunday, August 25, a fire was reported at the South Dakota State Research Farm. 

According to a Brookings County Sheriff’s press release, the Brookings Fire Department, Brookings Ambulance, University Police Department and the Brookings Sheriff’s Office responded to the call. 

“It was found that bales caught on fire from what is believed to be from heat and internal moisture,” the release said. 

Damages were reportedly estimated to be $3,600. The incident is still under investigation with the sheriff’s office.