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Fire destroys garage, contents in Heights

A accidental Saturday night fire at 336 Stewart Court N. in the Heights destroyed the interior of an garage and caused $250,000 in damage to the structure and its contents.

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Arraignment set for man charged in motel fire

GILLETTE, Wyo. — A 58-year-old man accused of setting a Gillette motel on fire with about 60 people inside in September is scheduled for an arraignment hearing Wednesday.

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Helena teen hospitalized after fighting fire that consumed truck

Helena teen hospitalized after fighting fire that consumed truck

HELENA — On the evening of Nov. 8, two truckloads of Helena teens were heading into the North Hills when one of the vehicles lost power and came to a stop. The other truck proceeded up the road and turned around to come back and help, but that was about the time Morgan Gates said she could s…

November 16, 2014 8:30 pmLoading…
Mobile home a total loss after fire on South Side; owner uninsured

Mobile home a total loss after fire on South Side; owner uninsured

A mobile home on Billings' South Side is a total loss after a Saturday afternoon fire.

November 15, 2014 6:00 pmLoading…
Firefighters evacuate KTVQ building after smoke reported

Firefighters evacuate KTVQ building after smoke reported

Firefighters evacuated

November 12, 2014 11:30 am Photos

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'Random act of weirdness': IHOP workers clean up after bathroom arson attempt

Employees at the International House of Pancakes were able to quickly clean up a mess caused by sprinklers activated in one of the restaurant’s bathrooms on Wednesday.

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83-year-old man without insurance loses everything in trailer fire

83-year-old man without insurance loses everything in trailer fire

A fire destroyed a mobile home Tuesday morning at 4911 Chicago Road, south of Shepherd.

November 11, 2014 11:16 am Photos

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6 children, teacher died in fire that swept across plains 100 years ago

6 children, teacher died in fire that swept across plains 100 years ago

FRYBURG, N.D. — It’s been 100 years since a prairie fire swept through a farming community 12 miles south of Fryburg and claimed the lives of a country school teacher and six students.

November 09, 2014 7:00 pmLoading…

Business suffers heavy damage from water after sprinklers douse fire

A fire at 2511 Holman Ave., Suite C, on Billings’ West End on Friday morning caused minor damage to contents inside the building but heavy water damage throughout, the Billings Fire Department said.

November 07, 2014 1:45 pmLoading…

Several hundred tires catch fire in Paradise Valley, sending toxic smoke into the air

Several hundred tires caught fire Saturday afternoon in Paradise Valley, sending noxious smoke into the air, according to Park County Sheriff's Office. 

October 25, 2014 5:45 pmLoading…

Man dies in weekend house fire in Somers

KALISPELL — A man died in a weekend house fire in Somers.

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Luce nets second straight hat trick in West draw with Great Falls

GREAT FALLS -- Donovan Luce's second hat trick of the weekend helped Billings West tie Great Falls 4-4 in boys soccer on Saturday afternoon.

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Fire damages Billings trailer Thursday night

Fire damages Billings trailer Thursday night

Robert Allard, 55, was at his home in Trailer Village watching football and catching up on work Thursday night when he realized his printer was out of ink.

October 09, 2014 11:05 pm Photos

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Fire that burned man's pajamas, started by lamp

A Saturday night fire that inflicted burns on a man after his pajama bottoms ignited was started by a malfunctioning light fixture.

October 05, 2014 10:11 amLoading…

Frazer to speak at Magic City Fly Fishers meeting

The Magic City Fly Fishers will host Ken Frazer, Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks Region 5 fisheries manager, at its Oct. 7 general meeting.

October 02, 2014 5:30 amLoading…

Man dies in house fire near Corvallis

HAMILTON — A 49-year-old Corvallis-area man died in a recent mobile home fire.

September 24, 2014 10:56 amLoading…
Miller Creek fire blackens 152 acres, but firefighters hold line

Miller Creek fire blackens 152 acres, but firefighters hold line

MISSOULA — The grass fire that raced up Upper Miller Creek Road’s northside hill blackened more than 152 acres and reminded Missoulians the 2014 fire season still has some bite.

September 23, 2014 8:43 am Photos

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Overheated muffler sparks 152-acre fire near Missoula

Overheated muffler sparks 152-acre fire near Missoula

The grass fire that raced up Upper Miller Creek Road’s northside hill blackened more than 152 acres and reminded Missoulians the 2014 fire season still has some bite.

September 22, 2014 8:27 pm Photos

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Hunters reminded to douse fires

^pAs Montanans prepare to take hunting trips, state fire officials are reminding them to make sure they have plenty of water to put any fires out.

September 18, 2014 6:00 pmLoading…

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