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Articles with the Tag: Polson Rural Fire District

Masons recognize first responders Masons recognize first responders

News from Mission Valley Lodge #78 POLSON – Sometimes things in our lives just go suddenly and terribly wrong. When that happens, we need someone’s help and we need it right away. Fortunately, we have men and women in our society who are trained to deal with emergency situations, our communi...

Briefs for February 21, 2018

Hertz to address Pachyderm meeting POLSON — Greg Hertz of HD 12 will be speaking at the Pachyderm meeting Friday, Feb. 23, at noon to share updates on state revenue, state budget and the lawsuit filed by Montana State Fund policy holders against the state of Montana for the new fee assessed agains...

Big Arm postal services relocated due to fire Big Arm postal  services  relocated due to fire

BIG ARM - A fire at the Big Arm Post Office at 11 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 9 resulted in postal services being moved to the Elmo office.  Polson Rural Fire Chief Gordon Gieser said 25 firefighters from Polson Rural, Polson City and Chief Cliff fire departments responded and had the fire contained within 30...

Big Arm postal services relocated due to fire Big Arm postal services relocated due to fire

BIG ARM - A fire at the Big Arm Post Office at 11 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 9 resulted in postal services being moved to the Elmo office. Polson Rural Fire Chief Gordon Gieser said 25 firefighters from Polson Rural, Polson City and Chief Cliff fire departments responded and had the fire contained within 30 minutes ...

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...

Polson Rural hires veteran firefighter as chief of vast district Polson Rural hires veteran firefighter as chief of vast district

POLSON – Gordon Gieser was about to retire, but his wife Kelly had other ideas, he said.  Gieser, 61, took over as fire chief at Polson Rural Fire District in September.  He came to Polson after 30 years as fleet supervisor with Missoula Rural Fire District because he wanted to be close...

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...

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 ...

Polson Rural Fire District receives safety education grant

HELENA – Across Montana, rural fire departments are often a community’s sole educator on a variety of safety topics for children and adults. From fire safety to the importance of wearing a seatbelt to the dangers of electricity, rural firemen and women provide valuable tools and life skills to Mo...


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