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Articles with the Tag: Arlee Fire Department

Arlee volunteers serve hundreds of pancakes to raise funds Arlee volunteers serve hundreds of pancakes to raise funds

By Karen Peterson   Valley Journal ARLEE – Although the breakfast served by volunteers with the Arlee Fire Department was filled with celebration on the Fourth of July morning, the need behind the event wasn’t quite as festive.  “We are working on getting the money to buy...

Fundraiser helps firefighters get new gear Fundraiser helps firefighters get new gear

ARLEE – Caleb Clark, 6, cracked another egg onto a pan and waited for it to cook so it could be dished out to one of several hundred people at the Arlee Volunteer Fire Department’s annual pancake breakfast fundraiser on Wednesday, July 4. “I like to cook for people,” he said with a...

Tree damaged in lightning storm Tree damaged in lightning storm

ARLEE – The Arlee Volunteer Fire Department responded to a tree fire Friday night after a lightning storm. The tree was located east of Arlee on McClure Road. Flames spewed out from a crack in the tree and burned the core of the old pine. Firefighters worried the tree could split and cause damage to po...

Lake County faring OK so far following statewide flooding emergency Lake County faring OK so far following statewide flooding emergency

Lake County isn’t doing too badly considering our neighbors to the south are experiencing devastating flooding from the Clark Fork River, but conditions could change for the county.  Steve Stanley, Office of Emergency Management director, said a couple of low lying houses in Arlee were sandbagg...

Arlee honors firefighter for 40 years of service Arlee honors firefighter for 40 years of service

ARLEE – The Arlee Fire Department volunteers were amazed when they realized Drew Hendrickson had put in 40 years of service this year with the department, so they honored him at their annual banquet on Sunday night.  “We’ve never given this award, and chances are we might never give...

Wilderness fires burn east of Arlee; salvage yard fire out Wilderness fires burn east of Arlee; salvage yard fire out

POLSON –  South Lake County residents may have noticed fires burning east of Arlee, one of which may cause some Placid Lake residents to evacuate and another that burned a salvage yard.  Kelly’s Auto Salvage, located southeast of town off U.S. 93, lost some 400 cars due to a fire cau...

Town celebrates Good Old Days weekend Town celebrates Good Old Days weekend

ST. IGNATIUS – Besides the climbing wall, another new event was at the Good Old Days celebration this year.  A crowd watched as emergency responders from across Lake County gathered together to stage a mock rescue. Mission Valley Ambulance Auxiliary Vice President Jade Michel said emergency res...

Arlee Fire Department raises $8,000 at annual pancake breakfast Arlee Fire Department raises $8,000 at annual pancake breakfast

ARLEE – Every year since 1984 the Arlee Volunteer Fire Department has served an all-you-can-eat breakfast of pancakes, eggs, and sausage in order to better equip their firefighters. Arlee firemen served up one of their most successful breakfasts yet on July 4, raising approximately $8,000 to purchas...

Dutch couple awarded after motorcycle collides with Arlee ambulance

POLSON — Two Dutch retirees who were riding a motorcycle in the Mission Valley in the summer of 2015 got some relief recently when District Court Judge James A. Manley awarded them partial summary judgment for $43,820 in medical bills. The couple, Jan and Henderika Haddenringh, were riding a motorcy...

Do your part to help Montana firefighters

News from Montana Department of Natural Resources and Conservation MONTANA — With increasingly dry conditions in many areas of Montana, the potential for accidentally starting a wildfire is also very high. Here are a few fire prevention tips to keep in mind as you set out to enjoy your weekend. ...


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