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Articles with the Tag: Ronan Fire Department

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...

Emerald energy Emerald energy

RONAN – The sidewalks filled with people coming out to watch the St. Patrick’s Day Parade as it flowed down Main Street on Friday. “We can’t all be Irish, but we can pretend,” Pam Baird said, wearing a set of wobbly leprechauns on her head as she waited for the parade. Her...

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...

Stove pipe causes trailer fire

RONAN — No one was injured in a trailer fire outside Ronan Thanksgiving night. Ronan Volunteer Fire Department chief Mark Clary said the call came in after 9 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 24. A trailer at 45777 Michel Road caught fire in the ceiling/roof area, he said. Clary attributed the cause to a stove...

Race brings light to suicide awareness Race brings light to suicide awareness

RONAN – People dressed in costumes of all kinds, including a real dog wearing a wig on Friday night during the second annual Light the Night race. The Ronan Volunteer Fire Department set up trucks with flashing lights to help direct traffic while people ran or walked through town. More than 120 part...

Airplane falls from sky Airplane falls from sky

RONAN – Robert Christensen was flying through sunny skies southwest of Ronan in his ultra- light airplane on Friday when he started losing altitude. “(A) witness stated that Christensen was testing his plane for the first time,” Lake County Sheriff Don Bell said. After quickly losing ...

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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