One firefighter dies in South Dakota fire
HURON, S.D. (Dakota News Now) - The firefighter who died fighting a fire in Huron, South Dakota on Monday has been identified.
The man has been identified as 48-year-old Josh Kogel, who is the chief firefighter for Cavour. The town of Cavour is located a couple of miles east of Huron.
According to Dakota News Now, Kogel was a firefighter for over 20 years. He left behind two children and two stepchildren.
Authorities say Kogel suffered a medical situation while fighting Monday’s fire.
Three buildings at Hurd Alignment & Service were deemed a total loss.
HURON, S.D. (Dakota News Now) - A massive fire broke out in Huron, South Dakota Monday night that resulted in one death.
The Huron Fire Department says the fire broke out at Hurd Alignment, a business located off Old Highway 14 in Huron. The fire was extinguished by late Monday night, but authorities say one firefighter suffered fatal injuries battling the blaze.
According to NorthWestern Energy, the fire required them to shut down the circuit that powers the South Dakota Fairground in Huron. Power has since been restored but a few small outages have been reported in the area of Huron.
This is a Developing Story. We’ll update this article as more information becomes available.
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