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Gazette opinion: Keep Billings safe: Support fire and police levy

Gazette opinion: Keep Billings safe: Support fire and police levy

In the past few years, has public safety in Billings, increased, decreased or stayed the same?

October 26, 2014 6:00 amLoading…

Firefighter injured in fall at smoldering building in Powell

POWELL, Wyo. — A volunteer firefighter escaped serious injury when he fell through the ceiling of a smoldering warehouse in Powell.

September 19, 2014 7:00 amLoading…

Missing firefighter found alive on remote road

DARBY – A Bitterroot National Forest firefighter missing since Sunday afternoon was found alive Monday afternoon by search crews.

July 28, 2014 4:02 pmLoading…
Billings firefighters battle apartment fire

Billings firefighters battle apartment fire

Billings firefighters responded late Monday afternoon to an apartment fire at the Cliff House Apartments, 3306 Third Ave. N.

July 14, 2014 5:57 pmLoading…

Feds charge former firefighter in home fire

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — A former Casper firefighter faces federal charges alleging he had another man torch his home and pickup truck in 2012 for insurance money.

June 02, 2014 5:44 pmLoading…
Red Cross responds to Sage Tower Fire

Red Cross responds to Sage Tower Fire

Six residents of the Sage Tower Retirement Apartments were unable to return home after a second-floor apartment went up in flames early Wednesday morning, causing smoke and water damage to the floors on which they live.

April 23, 2014 4:44 pm Photos

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Report on Florence firefighters dismisses most allegations

Report on Florence firefighters dismisses most allegations

FLORENCE — Volunteer firefighters in Florence will likely undergo a new level of scrutiny before being allowed to respond to wildland fires in the future.

March 19, 2014 1:52 pmLoading…
Firefighters battle flames

Firefighters battle flames

Billings Fire Department crews battle a fire at 809 Fourth Ave. N. just after 1 a.m. Thursday.

February 20, 2014 2:08 amLoading…
Sparks fly as a building burns

Sparks fly as a building burns

Sparks fly as Billings Fire Department crews battle a fire at 809 Fourth Ave. N. just after 1 a.m. Thursday.

February 20, 2014 2:08 amLoading…
Firefighters spray water

Firefighters spray water

Billings Fire Department crews battle a fire at 809 Fourth Ave. N. just after 1 a.m. Thursday.

February 20, 2014 2:08 amLoading…
Structure fire on Fourth Avenue North

Structure fire on Fourth Avenue North

Billings Fire Department crews battle a fire at 809 Fourth Ave. N. just after 1 a.m. on Feb. 20.

February 20, 2014 2:08 amLoading…
Volunteer firefighter Lubnau in hot seat as state House speaker

Volunteer firefighter Lubnau in hot seat as state House speaker

CASPER, Wyo, — A firefighter’s helmet with a large dent hangs on the wall of Tom Lubnau’s office at the Wyoming Capitol.

February 09, 2014 8:45 amLoading…

Gas compressor blast outside Riverton injures 1

RIVERTON, Wyo. — An explosion at a natural gas compressor east of Riverton has injured one person.

December 26, 2013 9:45 amLoading…
Rappel rescue: Firefighters help stranded worker off headframe

Rappel rescue: Firefighters help stranded worker off headframe

BUTTE — Being stuck more than 70 feet in the air would make most people squeamish. But for Larry Moralez, it was just inconvenient.

September 15, 2013 12:15 amLoading…
Rags, clothing spontaneously combust at Big Sky Linen

Rags, clothing spontaneously combust at Big Sky Linen

A sprinkler system helped extinguish a fire at Big Sky Linen, 715 Central Ave., after laundry spontaneously combusted on Thursday evening.

September 12, 2013 8:20 pmLoading…

Guest opinion: Firefighting policy must be adapted to new reality

Not since the turn of the last century have wildfires been worse in much of the West. Over the past several years, the onset of drought, the deteriorated condition of many Western forests, and a surge of largely unconstrained growth at the wildland-urban interface have converged, resulting i…

September 09, 2013 10:24 amLoading…
Rock Creek fire holding at 85 percent containment

Rock Creek fire holding at 85 percent containment

Firefighters are continuing to rework fire line around the 950-acre Rock Creek fire south of Red Lodge, a fire information officer said Thursday.

September 05, 2013 3:59 pm Related Loading…
Weather fuels Miner Paradise Complex slightly

Weather fuels Miner Paradise Complex slightly

Fire officials reported that the blazes making up the Miner Paradise Complex south of Bozeman picked up in intensity Monday and Tuesday due to warmer temperatures and lower humidity.

September 03, 2013 7:51 pmLoading…
Miner Paradise Complex more than 25 percent contained

Miner Paradise Complex more than 25 percent contained

Fire officials said the nearly 12,000-acre, four-fire Miner Paradise Complex burning south of Bozeman was 28 percent contained Wednesday night.

August 28, 2013 10:19 pm Related Loading…
Firefighters get favorable weather, some public restrictions to end

Firefighters get favorable weather, some public restrictions to end

Firefighters have made significant progress on the Rock Creek fire southwest of Red Lodge after a day of good weather, though nearby trails remain closed.

August 28, 2013 4:14 pm Related Loading…

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