UPDATE: Cause of Jefferson, SD house fire still unknown

Fire crews on scene of a house fire in Jefferson, SD

PM UPDATE: Lucky timing helped save one farm house in rural Jefferson, South Dakota this morning.

Around 11:00 this morning fire crews from North Sioux City and the Jefferson Fire departments responded to a call from a bystander who happened to be driving by the home.

Crews were on scene for about two hours.

The home was vacant at the time, besides a dog that was rescued from the blaze.

The cause of the fire is still unknown at this time and the investigation is ongoing.

AM UPDATE: Several fire departments are on scene of a house fire in Jefferson, SD.

The house is on 482nd Ave in Jefferson, SD.

Elk Point Fire Department, Jefferson Fire Department and the Union County Sheriffs Office is on scene.

Siouxland News is on scene and will update with any new information.

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