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Articles with the Tag: Polson Fire Department

Polson house destroyed by fire Polson house destroyed by fire

POLSON — A Polson house was destroyed by fire last week. Firefighters were dispatched at 5:40 a.m. on Thursday, Aug. 24 to a structure fire at 712 10th Avenue E. The house was found fully engulfed by fire upon arrival of first responders.  According to Jodi O’Sullivan, public information ...

Elks Lodge presents checks to local fire departments Elks Lodge presents checks to local fire departments

News from Fred Barrett LAKE COUNTY — On March 14, Mission Valley Elks Lodge 1695, Polson, presented grant checks to two local fire departments totaling over $3,000 dollars as the result of grant requests from the Montana State Elks Associations Major Project “Aid to Rural Volunteer Fire Depa...

City workshop addresses license confusion

POLSON — The City of Polson held another public workshop last Wednesday, June 22, to discuss the possible implementation of a business license. The workshop began with changes made to the framework of the proposal thanks to feedback from the previous meeting. The first major change made was defining...

Public comment heard over proposed Polson business license Public comment heard over proposed Polson business license

POLSON — Passions ran high during a workshop meeting for the proposed Polson business license on Wednesday, April 27, but ultimately settled into productive conversation about possible improvements and alternatives. The proposal by City Manager Ed Meece and Assistant Fire Chief Kevin Straub, current...

Fire crew responds to engulfed vehicle Fire crew responds to engulfed vehicle

POLSON — The Polson Fire Department responded to a car fully engulfed in flames along U.S. Hwy 93 in Polson late Wednesday afternoon. Fire crews got the call around 4:19 p.m. According to PFD Chief Clint Cottle, the fire started in the engine compartment of a newer model Jeep Liberty and no one w...

Polson man enters no contest plea in trailer fire inciden Polson man enters no contest plea in trailer fire inciden

POLSON — A Polson man has admitted to his involvement with a camper that caught fire last May. Samuel Aaron Mahkuk, 31, entered a no contest plea to the amended charge of felony criminal endangerment at District Court in Polson on Oct. 28. Mahkuk was initially facing one count of felony arson. Mahkuk&r...

Death of one-year-old child under investigation in Polson

POLSON — The suspicious death of a one-year child, who died Saturday, Oct. 2, is being investigated by the Polson Police Department. On Thursday, Sept. 30, Polson police, fire and ambulance responded to a Polson residence for the report of a one-year-old who wasn’t breathing. The child was transp...

CSKT thanks fire departments for support at People’s Center fire

News from CSKT Division of Fire FLATHEAD RESERVATION – The Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes’ Division of Fire along with the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes would like to thank the area volunteer fire departments for their response to the People’s Center fire last Sunday...

Fire destroys Polson home Fire destroys Polson home

POLSON – Crumpled metal and charred wood are all that remain of a mobile home destroyed by fire late Wednesday evening, July 15. Around 11 p.m., the Lake County 911 Dispatch Center received a call for a report of a structure fire on the 900 block of 7th Street East. Polson Fire Department Assistant ...

Two Polson homes lost to early morning fire Two Polson homes lost to early morning fire

POLSON – Smoke and flames forced two Polson families out into the cold on the morning of Wednesday, Feb. 19, just before they lost their homes to fire and smoke damage. No people or animals were injured in the fire. “We lived there for over 40 years, and I’m going to live there again,&rd...


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