Watertown Fire Rescue called to camper and shed fire on northeast side

April 3, 2021
Mike Tanner

WATERTOWN, S.D.–Watertown Fire Rescue was called to a camper, shed and fence fire in the 1300 Block of 22nd Street Northeast Saturday.

The fire call came in just after 12 noon.

When crews arrived, they found a camper and shed near the home on fire. A fence along the property line was also fully engulfed in flames and spreading toward the house and a pickup truck.

A neighbor spotted the fire and notified people in the home and helped them evacuate.

No one was injured and residents at the address were not displaced from the home.

Watertown Fire Rescue was on the scene for about 90 minutes.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.