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Articles with the Tag: Ronan Fire Department

Firefighters get double booked Firefighters get double booked

By Karen Peterson            Valley Journal RONAN – Ronan Fire Department Volunteers responded to a house fire involving life saving pets and a wreck where a camper was torn to pieces on the afternoon of Wednesday, Aug 1. Police Chief Mark Clary said his team was div...

Pioneer Days celebrated in Ronan Pioneer Days celebrated in Ronan

RONAN – Last weekend, Ronan took center-stage, as Mission Valley residents turned out to have a good time at the annual Pioneer Days celebration. The city kicked off the three-day celebration Friday morning in Bockman Park with youngsters dipping their fishing lines in Spring Creek in hopes of catch...

Ghost Out event drives home consequences of drunk, distracted driving Ghost Out event drives home consequences of drunk, distracted driving

RONAN – By 8:33 a.m. on Wednesday morning at the Ronan High School, Ronan Police officer Trevor Sheridan had notified his first class of a “fatality” from a mock crash that claimed the life of a fellow classmate caused by an alcohol-impaired driver.  Officer Sheridan performed his u...

Suicide awareness group lights up the night Suicide awareness group lights up the night

RONAN – Glow sticks and flashlights turned on as the sun went down and people took off for the third annual Light the Night 5K and one-mile race on Friday.  Organized by Your Life Matters Project (YLM) volunteers, the event brings awareness to suicide prevention and serves as the group’s ...

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...

Kids, animals scramble around arena during city slicker rodeo Kids, animals scramble around arena during city slicker rodeo

 RONAN – Kids of all ages turned out for this year’s Kiddie City Slicker Rodeo during Pioneer Days events on Saturday. “This is a fun event for the kids and a great way for the community to get together,” said Justine Welker, co-organizer and announcer. Amanda Symington also o...

Ronan fire crew thankful it wasn’t worse Ronan fire crew thankful it wasn’t worse

RONAN – A disaster was averted on a hot Friday afternoon when a fire broke out in the alleyway between Image Quest and the movie theater.  “It could have been a lot worse, but thankfully it was just a small fire,” said Ronan Volunteer Fire Department Chief Mark Clary. Jim Myers w...

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 ...

RFD receives $15,000 in grants from Town Pump

News from Ronan City Fire Department RONAN – New thermal imaging cameras and replacement tanks for breathing apparatuses will soon be utilized thanks to the $15,000 the Ronan Rural Fire District and the City of Ronan Volunteer Fire Department were awarded by Town Pump’s Charitable Foundation...


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