Causes of two Watertown fires undetermined, but foul play not suspected (Audio)

Mike Tanner/KWAT

April 9, 2021
Mike Tanner

WATERTOWN, S.D.–Investigators have not been able to find the specific causes of two recent fires in Watertown.

A fire April 1st at 1348 12th Street Northeast (pictured) and an April 3rd fire at 1305 22nd Street Northeast both started oustide the homes.

The first fire started around the deck area and spread to the living quarters of the home.

The second fire started just north of the home and spread to a camper, pickup truck, shed and fence.

Watertown Fire Rescue Assistant Chief Don Rowland…

He says the investigations are closed–at least for the time being…

There were no serious injuries in either fire.