Lockwood Fire Department
A hazardous-materials team responded Friday afternoon to a semitrailer that caught fire on Interstate 90 east of Billings after learning that the truck had been hauling about 100 pounds of acid and several boxes of compressed gas.
As Mr. and Mrs. Claus pulled into Lockwood Elementary School in a yellow firetruck, a single-file line of anxious children formed out of the clusters of families that had been waiting in the gravel parking lot.
Lockwood firefighters extinguished a small grass fire early Saturday.
John Staley, a 26-year veteran of the Billings Fire Department, is planning a homecoming beginning next month.
John Staley, pictured in 2007, has been named chief of the Lockwood Fire Department.
A trailer was consumed by fire in an early morning blaze Wednesday in Lockwood.
The children of Lockwood received a special visit from Santa Claus where they were able to tell him their Christmas wishes.
The Lockwood Fire Department escorted Santa and Mrs. Claus to nine locations throughout Lockwood on Saturday.
Santa and Mrs. Claus visit with Aubrey Hamblin, 7, as the pair make the rounds in Lockwood on Saturday with the help of Lockwood Fire and Rescue.
A group of children, including cousins Jayda Owens, 11, and Isabelle Smart, 6, right, wave as Santa and Mrs. Claus arrive at the Lockwood Fire Station on Saturday.
Santa helps Mrs. Claus down from a Lockwood Fire Department truck as they arrive at the fire station to visit with children Saturday. Karim Eshbaugh and his wife Tammi have been playing the elf couple and coordinating the annual Santa visit for the past six years.
Courtney Hutton, 16, right, and Allie Bofto, 15, hand out bags of toys and candy to children as they wait in line to visit Santa and Mrs. Claus at the Lockwood Fire Station on Saturday.
Ashley Sherrodd, 9, left, Hailey Barta, 7, center, and Amilya Uecker, 9, sit with Santa and Mrs. Claus in Lockwood on Saturday.
At left, Atalie Poitra, 6 months, meets Santa Claus at the Lockwood fire station Saturday.
A fire burned about 300 round hay bales along Montana Highway 87 East on Tuesday afternoon, according to the Lockwood Fire Department.
Montana Highway Patrol cited the male driver involved in a one-vehicle crash Saturday night that ended with a van coming to rest several hundred yards down a ditch off the westbound side of Interstate 90 near mile marker 460.
A 16-year-old Lockwood youth has died of injuries he sustained Thursday evening after being struck by a pickup truck in Lockwood.
A 16-year-old Lockwood boy was taken to St. Vincent Hospital with serious injuries Thursday evening after being struck by a pickup truck.
Waiting to meet Santa in Lockwood on Saturday morning, 2-year-old Matthew Meyers was doubly excited, said Richard Meyers, Matthew’s father.
Santa and Mrs. Claus visited Lockwood, and handed out gifts to children with the help of Lockwood volunteer firefighters.