VIDEO: Emergency crews are at the scene of a reported fire on the southwest side of Great Falls. Initial reports indicate the fire is at a residence on the 5400 block of 57th Avenue SW. At this point, there are no reports of any injuries, and no word yet on the suspected cause.
Responding agencies include Great Falls Fire Rescue, Gore Hill Volunteer Fire Department, Black Eagle Volunteer Fire Department, and MT Air National Guard firefighters.
KRTV-TV CBS 3 Great Falls
When Testa retired from Dupont, the couple decided to move to Columbia Falls.
It was 2009. A few months later, in January 2010, Testa started a second career as a volunteer firefighter, serving another 11 years with Bad Rock, until he recently retired from that department.
All told, Testa has been a firefighter for 51 of 71 years of life.
It’s been rewarding work, he said.
“I helped build this place,” he said, looking around at the Bad Rock fire hall, which was built a few years ago.
When Testa first moved here, he said he couldn’t believe the old hall, which sat just off Highway 206 on a corner at Kelly Road that was host to many accidents over the years.
Working with fellow firefighters and chief Kirk Katzenmeyer, they put together a modest plan to build new bays at first, and then add on a hall later, thinking the fire board, which governed the budget, would like that plan better.
Hungry Horse News
VIDEO: Troopers say a truck headed south across the Polson bridge crossed the double yellow line and hit a semi headed north.
We’re told the first vehicle then collided with another truck traveling behind the semi.
Troopers say the driver who crossed the lines appears to have been distracted.
Officials say the wreck left one person with minor injuries.
KECI-TV NBC 13 Missoula