Some nice late-spring thunderstorms rolled through Sioux Falls Sunday night. No severe weather warnings were issued, there was just rain, thunder, and lightning.

However, the lightning may have sparked a fire on the far east side of the city.

5-20-2024 Structure Fire
E Quartzite Dr. and S. Overlund Pass Sioux Falls, SD (Google Maps)

Minnehaha County Sheriff’s Office reports that at about 1:00 AM Monday (May 20) officials responded to a house fire that was possibly caused by a lightning strike.

First responders found the home at E Quartzite Dr. and S. Overlund Pass in Sioux Falls, SD it was engulfed in flames.

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Everyone in the house had made it out and there weren't any injuries reported.

In addition to the Minnehaha County Sheriff’s Office; Split Rock Fire Department, Sioux Falls Fire and Rescue, Brandon Fire and Rescue, Valley Springs Fire Department, Harrisburg Fire and Rescue, Patient Care EMS, and Minnehaha County Emergency Management all responded to the scene.

The fire is under investigation.


NEED TO KNOW: Sioux Falls Outdoor Public Pools And Spray Park

Summer in Sioux Falls is beautiful. But sometimes you need to cool off. Sioux Falls has some great outdoor public pools in addition to the indoor Midco Aquatic Center.

Sioux Falls' outdoor public pools open for summer 2024 on May 31 (if the weather cooperates).

Sioux Falls public pools are open from 1:00 PM to 7:50 PM.

Prices are $5 for ages 2 to 17, $6 for adults, seniors 55+ are $5, and children under 2 are free. The Spray Park and the wading pools at Frank Olson, Kuehn, and McKennan are free.

You can also get a Sioux Falls swim pass and swim all summer. You can buy a swim pass at the Midco Aquatic Center or at most of the outdoor pools all summer. For more about the Sioux Falls swim pass click here.

Gallery Credit: Ben Kuhns



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