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Spring debris burning permits needed

News from CSKT Division of Fire  FLATHEAD RESERVATION – To burn from May 1 to June 30, a burn permit is needed. Applications are available at the Division of Fire website, csktfire.org.    People should burn early in the day, check weather for afternoon or next day wind condition...

Open burning ends May 1

News from CSKT Division of Fire   FLATHEAD RESERVATION – Open spring debris burning is coming to a close. On May 1, a burn permit will be needed to conduct debris burns, and applications are available at csktfire.org.   Remember to be careful when burning and pay attention to the weath...

Spring debris burning without a permit ends April 30

News from CSKT FLATHEAD RESERVATION – Spring debris-burning season is here.  Burning is a great way to clear dead vegetation and clean up. Before you light your piles or grass this spring, take the necessary precautions to ensure your burn does not become the next wildfire.   Careless...

Spring debris burning opens March 1

News from CSKT FLATHEAD INDIAN RESERVATION – Spring debris burning season will open Sunday, March 1.   Burning is a great way to clear dead vegetation and clean up. Before lighting piles or grass this spring, people need to take the necessary precautions to ensure the burn does not become ...

Two Polson homes lost to early morning fire Two Polson homes lost to early morning fire

POLSON – Smoke and flames forced two Polson families out into the cold on the morning of Wednesday, Feb. 19, just before they lost their homes to fire and smoke damage. No people or animals were injured in the fire. “We lived there for over 40 years, and I’m going to live there again,&rd...

Fire recovery fundraiser draws large crowd Fire recovery fundraiser draws large crowd

ARLEE – The Arlee school cafeteria buzzed with laughter, chatter, and children playing — but the lighthearted event was born out of tragedy.  On Jan. 21, Jamie and Jack Sievers’ barn was reduced to ashes and the family lost beloved livestock. The barn wasn’t just a building. J...

New fire truck on display at annual Charlo-Moise VFD fundraiser New fire truck on display at annual Charlo-Moise VFD fundraiser

News from Charlo / Moiese Fire Department CHARLO-MOIESE — The Charlo-Moiese Volunteer Fire Department would like to introduce a new piece of equipment to the department’s fleet of apparatus. In early September we took ownership of a new 2019 Freightliner pumper-tender combo.  The tru...

Early morning fire affects contents of 18 storage units Early morning fire affects contents of 18 storage units

POLSON — A fire in the early morning hours of Monday, Jan. 6, destroyed part of a building and the contents of several storage units at A&T Storage on North Reservoir Road.  According to Polson Rural Fire Chief Gordon Gieser, a driver passing by called to report the fire at 3:01 a.m. When h...

Pablo garage destroyed in fire Pablo garage destroyed in fire

PABLO – Fire crews from multiple departments responded to a fire that destroyed a garage in Pablo late Tuesday morning, Dec. 10. Ronan Fire Chief Mark Clary said crews were called to the scene of a structure fire on Courville Trail around 11:45 a.m. Clary explained that unfortunately the garage was ...

Fires cause permanent damage as weather warms Fires cause permanent damage as weather warms

Grass could soon replace the evergreens that blanket the base of the Mission Mountains, according to a new study. As summer weather gets hotter and dryer, ponderosa pines and Douglas fir seedlings in the northwest United States are less likely to survive to maturity, a study from the University of Montana...


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