Red Cross Responds to Home Explosion/Fire

Winner Explosions
An early morning explosion destroyed the home and injured five family members.

On Friday, American Red Cross personnel from the Black Hills Area Chapter responded to assist 6 family members who were displaced by an early morning explosion and fire which destroyed their home in Winner SD. Some members of the family experienced serious injuries requiring medical evacuation to a hospital in Minnesota. The Red Cross is providing financial assistance, emotional support, and other services to help the family through these initial days following the disaster. This is the second catastrophic fire this family has experienced within the past three years. For those who would like to provide monetary support for the family, the “Audrey Ferguson Fire Fund” has been established with Wells Fargo Bank. (Please note, the Red Cross does not provide oversight or administration of these funds.)