Photo courtesy of Hamlin County Sheriff's Office
BRYANT, SD - At 9:41pm on Friday, July 26th, 2019, Emergency crews from Bryant, Lake Norden and Hamlin County were dispatched to a structure house fire southeast of Bryant in Hamlin County.
Watertown Dispatch Center received a 911 call of a mobile home fully engulfed in flames with someone trapped inside. During the incident, a male and female were inside the home but the female was able to escape before the home was fully engulfed. The female was taken to the hospital by the Lake Norden Ambulance for minor injuries.
The male was unable to escape from the home and was later pronounced dead at the scene Saturday morning.
The cause of the fire is unknown but is not suspicious.
The following agencies were at the scene: Bryant Fire Department, Hamlin County Coroner's Office, Hamlin County Emergency Management, Hamlin County Sheriff's Office, HD Electric, Kingbrook Water, Lake Norden Ambulance and Lake Norden Fire Department.