Historic Williams Ranch Burns – Media Tour on Monday, July 23rd at 10
Incident: Myrtle Fire Wildfire
Myrtle Fire Media Advisory
Rocky Mountain Incident Management Team- Bill Hahnenberg, Incident Commander
Fire Information: (605) 939-0354
Hours of operation: 7:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Date: July 22, 2012
Time: 8:30 p.m.
Historic Williams Ranch Burns - Media Tour on Monday, July 23rd at 10 a.m.
An archaeologist from the Black Hills National Forest will escort members of the media on a tour of the historic Williams Ranch located near Pringle, SD. The ranch suffered losses as a result of the Myrtle Fire and several structures were burned.
The historic Williams Ranch was built by Albert and Emma Williams in 1896. The Williams' operated a sawmill in Shirttail Canyon starting in 1894.
Interested media should meet at the Pringle staging area at 10 a.m. for a tour lasting approximately one hour.