A fire in the 1100 block of Idaho street that spread from a fire pit to several outbuildings, a car and a motor home Friday evening sent a Missoula homeowner to St. Patrick Hospital is serious condition.
Seeley Lake area volunteer firefighters Sean Ellinghouse and his wife Kristy Pohlman competed in the Scott Firefighter Stairclimb in Seattle over the weekend. The event is a charity to raise money to fight leukemia and lymphoma, but it appears someone was not in a charitable mood.
Missoula homeowner Russ Beelan, had a disturbing wake-up call this morning, January 29, when he was greeted by the smell of his own home burning. "I woke up this morning, dogs are barking, it seemed kind of strange... all of the sudden I hear then the fire alarms go off...
A light fire season means some big savings for Montana’s fire suppression fund. The state expects to spend about 19 million dollars on fighting fires each year recently, but Montana State Forester with the DNRC Bob Harrington says we’ve only barely dipped into the fund so far this year.