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Articles with the Tag: Polson Fire Department

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...

Polson Hill fire stopped by bike path Polson Hill fire stopped by bike path

POLSON — A vehicle fire sparked a grass fire on Polson Hill on July 26. The afternoon blaze, with flame heights up to six feet, burned approximately two acres.  The fire headed west up the hill towards the bike path, and luckily the bike path stopped its progress, according to Karen Sargeant, P...

Polson to enforce clean property ordinance

It is that time of year when your neighbors call and come into my office to complain about you because you have let the weeds and grass get out of control. Some complaints are about fire danger, and some complaints are about how the property looks and affects the complainants.  There is an ordinance ...

Scouts, volunteers collect a ton of food Scouts, volunteers collect a ton of food

POLSON — A mountain of canned goods and non-perishable items, more than a ton of food appeared at the Polson Loaves and Fish Food Pantry, all thanks to the Boy Scout Troop 1945 from the Church of Latter Day Saints.  On Dec. 3, Scout Master Tara Carvey and scouts left plastic grocery bags wishin...

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