Watertown home damaged by fire; one person taken to hospital

December 4, 2023
Mike Tanner

WATERTOWN, S.D.– A house fire in Watertown Friday night.

Crews were dispatched to 601 Third Avenue Northeast where one person was in the home at the time of the fire.

The adult victim was taken to Prairie Lakea Hospital for treatment.

Fire crews entered the home to find fire in a basement kitchen area. The fire was quickly extinguished.

The fire was contained to one room of the basement but adjacent rooms sustained heat and smoke damage.