Fire Destroys Yankton Trailer, Children Injured
Yankton Fire Chief Tom Kurtenbach told KVHT radio that the fire broke out Monday afternoon. Several neighbors jumped in to help.
“We saw the house on fire and I ran because I knew there were six kids in there and I only saw three on the street… I was ready to run in there to help.” Dorothy Iverson told KVHT.
The remaining children were evacuated from the trailer. Two of the children were treated for burns and taken to a local hospital. In addition, one firefighter suffered minor injuries.
Kurtenback told KVHT that the the fire is still under investigation and that the trailer was a total loss.