Watertown Fire Rescue called out to trailer fire on west Highway 212

May 22, 2023

Mike Tanner

WATERTOWN, S.D.–Watertown Fire Rescue was called out Sunday afternoon to extinguish a fire involving a trailer used for transporting welding equipment.

The fire call to Highway 212 west of Watertown came in just after 4 p.m.

When they arrived on scene, firefighters found a trailer parked on property adjacent to the Rooster Bar fully involved in flames.

The owner of the trailer was on scene and was using a skid steer to ensure the flames did not spread from the grass to nearby equipment.

Firefighters stretched a hoseline and extinguished the fire

Crews were on scene for roughly an hour before returning the property back over to the owner.