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Articles with the Tag: Fire

Stove pipe causes trailer fire

RONAN — No one was injured in a trailer fire outside Ronan Thanksgiving night. Ronan Volunteer Fire Department chief Mark Clary said the call came in after 9 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 24. A trailer at 45777 Michel Road caught fire in the ceiling/roof area, he said. Clary attributed the cause to a stove...

Ammunition explodes in trailer fire, Arlee man charged Ammunition explodes in trailer fire, Arlee man charged

POLSON — A 28-year old man has been charged with arson and criminal endangerment, both felonies, after allegedly setting fire to a travel trailer that contained ammunition. According to a court document, Lake County deputy attorney Ben Anciaux wrote that Nathan Taylor Wise had a fight with his girlf...

No need to call before burning

News from the Office of Emergency Management, Lake County LAKE COUNTY — The public is asked to please not call dispatch prior to burning as the Lake County 911 Communications Center will no longer collect information on open burns in Lake County. This decision was made working closely with the Lak...

Replace smoke alarms every 10 years

News from the Polson Fire Department POLSON — Oct. 9-15 is National Fire Prevention Week. Your children will likely meet local firefighters and hear about smoke detectors, exit plans and the dangers of playing with fire. Please spend a few minutes reviewing the plans for your family should a fire st...

HONORING those who PROTECTand SERVE HONORING those who PROTECTand SERVE

RONAN — An emotional tribute honoring 102 emergency personnel in attendance in advance of 9/11 Patriots’ Day took place prior to the Ronan Chiefs football game against Libby Friday night. Members of local police and volunteer fire departments, the Lake County Sheriff’s department, Search...

Firefighters, EMTs to be honored Firefighters, EMTs to be honored

News from Dayton Daze DAYTON — This year marks the silver anniversary of Dayton Daze, the Chief Cliff Volunteer Fire Department’s annual fundraiser, which happens to fall on the same weekend as the 15th anniversary of 9/11. Given the fact that 2016 is also an election year, we decided...

Create a defensible space around home

News from AAA MountainWest MONTANA — With the region’s mild winter, wildfire season is starting early this year. As of today, there are more than 1 million acres nationwide that have been lost to wildfires, according to the National Interagency Fire Center. AAA MountainWest understands it&rs...

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. ...

Home lost in morning fire Home lost in  morning fire

ST. IGNATIUS – Within minutes, flames fully engulfed a single-wide trailer home on Sunrise Boulevard near the Mission Dam turn-off at Foothill Road. “It’s a complete loss,” said Greg Gould, St. Ignatius Volunteer Fire Department Safety Officer and Captain. The fire started somet...

Home lost in morning fire Home lost in morning fire

ST. IGNATIUS – Within minutes, flames fully engulfed a single-wide trailer home on Sunrise Boulevard near the Mission Dam turn-off at Foothill Road. “It’s a complete loss,” said Greg Gould, St. Ignatius Volunteer Fire Department Safety Officer and Captain. The fire started somet...


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