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Articles with the Tag: Polson Fire Department

Firefighters teach fire safety Firefighters teach fire safety

POLSON — Polson Fire Department firefighter Tanner Hayes, in full turnouts, crawled along, laden with air tanks and wearing a mask, unable to turn his head because of all his equipment.  Children were jumping, waving their arms, hollering, patting Hayes and sticking their heads in front of him....

City to rebid downtown water project City to rebid downtown water project

POLSON — Due to a bid specification that was not adhered to, Polson City Commissioners voted unanimously to rebid the downtown water looping project at their Oct. 6 commission meeting. At their previous meeting on Sept. 15, commissioners tabled the decision on the final award of the bid. The top bid...

Grass fire burns shed, camper

POLSON — A Minesinger Trail homeowner burning grass behind a shed lost control of his fire on April 21. Believing the flames to be out in the shed area, he began burning ditches, but the flames crept under the shed, burning the building and an 18-foot camper stored in the shed, according to Karen Sarge...

Home sweet home again for Donegans Home sweet home again for Donegans

POLSON — Things are looking up for Lucky and Barbara Donegan.  About a year ago, on April 2, 2013, the Donegan’s house went up in flames, burning all their possessions and leaving them homeless. On April 2 of this year a crane arrived to set in place a modular home and a shed for the D...

Seatbelt wearers honored after surviving wreck Seatbelt wearers honored after surviving wreck

POLSON — Two men who survived a three-car wreck north of Polson on Feb. 25 were honored on Friday with a Saved by the Belt award, presented by Diana Schwab, representing Montana Department of Transportation’s Buckle Up program, and Montana Highway Patrol Trooper Terry Rosenbaum.  Robert R...

Fire destroys northern half of Polson duplex Fire destroys northern half of Polson duplex

POLSON — A Jan. 23 house fire at a duplex on Hillcrest Drive gutted the bedroom and caused heavy smoke damage to the northern half of the duplex, making it a total loss. The occupants’ cat died from smoke inhalation, but the family was able to escape unharmed.  The blaze drew a crew of 21...

Firefighters save Polson home Firefighters save Polson home

POLSON — A Polson student home sick with the flu Nov. 11 was awakened by smoke and Dale, the family’s brindle pit bull, in his home at 206 8th Ave. W. The fire did an estimated $10,000 to $12,000 worth of damage to the building and its contents. Dispatch called the Polson Fire Department at ab...

Firefighters will never forget 9/11 Firefighters will never forget 9/11

POLSON — People remember where they were when the twin towers fell on Sept. 11, 2001, just as older folks also can recall where they were when John F. Kennedy was assassinated. To make sure no one forgets the day the United States was attacked and citizens killed, the Polson Fire Department chose to...

Local residents remember September 11 Local residents remember September 11

LAKE COUNTY — Wednesday marks 12 years since a small group of terrorists orchestrated an attack that left 2,996 people from 90 countries dead, the World Trade Center demolished and the Pentagon damaged.  S&K Technologies CEO Tom Acevedo was in Washington D.C. that day for a meeting with U.S...

Structure fire guts Rocky Point home interior

POLSON — A house fire at the Shipley residence off Rocky Point Road on Sept. 7 gutted the kitchen and bathroom area, according to Karen Sargeant, Polson Fire Department Public Information Officer.  The fire started at between 7:30 and 8 p.m. and did approximately $200,000 in damage to the prope...


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