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Articles with the Tag: Polson Fire Department

State of the city: Mayor, city manager give update to Polson Chamber State of the city: Mayor, city manager give update to Polson Chamber

POLSON – The state of the city was on the agenda at last week’s Polson Chamber of Commerce luncheon. Mayor Heather Knutson and City Manager Mark Shrives gave attendees at KwaTaqNuk Resort a rundown on goings-on in the city since Jan. 1. Shrives said that the city’s $17 million wastewa...

Cause of Polson modular home fire under investigation

POLSON — Polson Fire Department responded to a modular home fire at 305 Fourth Ave. E. the afternoon of Wednesday, Nov. 29.  Fire Chief Clint Cottle said the initial call from dispatch came in at 12:45 p.m.  Firefighters were able to put down the fire in about 25 minutes, he said, addin...

Firefighters battle two fires on windy day

POLSON — Oct. 17 was a very windy day and that led to a busy day for Polson Rural and other area fire departments as they battled two separate fires west and northwest of Polson.  Polson Rural Fire Chief Gordon Gieser said the Binger Fire was reported at 1 p.m. followed by the Irvine Flats Fire...

Finley Point home lost to fire Finley Point home lost to fire

FINLEY POINT – A two-story house was consumed by fire on Aug. 9.  Finley Point/Yellow Bay Fire Department Chief Brent Burland said a call came in at 9:18 p.m. about a fire on Finley Point Lane.  When firefighters arrived, the home was fully engulfed and nearby brush and trees were on fi...

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...

Ronan Fire Department quickly puts out trailer fire Ronan Fire  Department  quickly puts out trailer fire

PABLO – The Ronan Fire Department responded to a 1 p.m. fire on Light Road Monday, July 3. A man was barbecuing outside when a spark from the grill fell to the ground and ignited some pine needles which then caught the trailer’s vinyl siding on fire, said Ronan Fire Chief Mark Clary. The trailer ...

Ronan home damaged by fire, smoke Ronan home damaged by fire, smoke

RONAN — A home on Canal Road in Ronan went up in smoke on Wednesday, March 15. The white plume of smoke in the tree line looked much like a controlled burn from town. “We were puzzled by that, too,” Fire Chief Mark Clary said. “But it depends on what materials are burning.&rdquo...

Fire damages Polson business Fire damages Polson business

POLSON — A longtime Polson business suffered significant fire damage on the main floor of their building Thursday morning. A neighbor reported smoke coming from Schultz Refrigeration on First Street East around 4:30 a.m. Firefighters from Polson City Fire responded with mutual aide from Polson Rural...

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...

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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