A building hosts millions of ammo rounds. It’s on fire.


(KELO) — The Battle Creek, SD Fire Department is using Twitter to ask people to avoid the area near the 2100 block of Elk Vale Road in Box Elder. Rapid City Fire is also responding to the fire call.

Rapid City Fire Department provided an update on the situation about an hour after the fire was reported.  Public Information Officer Jim Bussell says there are millions of round of ammunition in the building.  As a precaution, they are moving firefighters away from the fire and setting up a 2,000 foot perimeter.

Bussell says a number of roads are closed in the area to keep the public away from the dangerous situation. 

This is a developing story.


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