At 1:06 AM on Friday, August 19th Sioux Falls Fire Rescue responded to a structure fire at 2805 E. Bragstad Drive. Upon arrival, fire crews found flames coming from a back deck of a townhouse.

There were reports of two individuals trapped in the townhome. Fire crews rescued the individuals and they were taken to Sanford Hospital to be evaluated. The fire was under control and extinguished within the first 10 minutes on scene.

Sioux Falls Fire Rescue responded with four fire trucks, two support vehicles and 18 firefighters. Crews were also assisted by Sioux Falls Police Department, Paramedics Plus Ambulance, MidAmerican Energy, Xcel Energy and the Red Cross.

There were no firefighter injuries and the cause of the fire is still under investigation.

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