UPDATE: Firefighter who died fighting Huron blaze identified

September 6, 2023

CAVOUR, S.D.–The firefighter who died fighting a fire in Huron on Monday has been identified as Josh Kogel with the Cavour Fire Department.

The 48 year-old Kogel was a firefighter for over 20 years. He left behind two children and two stepchildren.

He suffered a medical situation while fighting Monday’s fire.

Three buildings at Hurd Alignment & Service were deemed a total loss.