Local Newsmontana

  • Funds Open Up for Firefighters

    ABC News
    Posted: March 11th, 2003

    The Department of Homeland Security on Monday said it had $750 million available for fire departments across the country to better train, prepare and equip themselves.

  • Helena Fire Crews to Take Part in Shuttle Search

    Independent Record
    Posted: February 21st, 2003

    Helena--At 9 o'clock this morning, David Nunn, a Helena National Forest firefighting crew chief, plans to board a plane to Texas with about 100 fellow firefighters to aid in the search for parts of the Columbia space shuttle

  • $2 Million Cut From Hazmat Teams Bill

    Billings Gazette
    Posted: January 22nd, 2003

    Committee members voted 4-to-1 to cut money for annual firefighter physicals and a $500,000 revolving fund, which would have acted as a savings account for teams when hazardous materials incidents occurred.

  • New Priorities Set for Wildfire Reduction

    Environment News
    Posted: January 16th, 2003

    Norton noted that more than 7.1 million acres burned last year - more than twice the annual 10 year average. These fires caused the death of 21 firefighters

  • Garage Fire Destroys Shepherd Home

    The Billings Gazette
    Posted: January 15th, 2003

    Tom Loomis stood outside the blackened remains of his Shepherd home Tuesday morning trying to figure out what could have sparked the fire.

  • Firefighters Help Montana Peers

    The News Journal
    Posted: January 13th, 2003

    The kinship felt among firefighters apparently knows no distance. When a fire company 2,500 miles away in Montana called for help recently, firefighters in Delaware responded.