Both the Missoula City and Missoula Rural Fire Departments responded to a structure fire that was reported to 9-1-1 at about 4:30 a.m. Friday, December 20, at Sparr's Towing, at West Central and Johnson Streets.
The last time the Scott Firefighter Combat Challenge competition for Montana was held in Missoula was back in 1998, and the host team is pulling out all the stops this weekend to make this a memorable event.
An employee of a Missoula auto body shop, who was injured in an explosion and fire when a spark ignited fumes from lacquer thinner, has died at Harborview Medical Center in Seattle. He was identified as Bruce Hall, 44.
Travis David Crosby, 28, appeared in justice court via video from the Missoula County Jail and was charged with felony arson, after admitting to detectives that he had stared the fire that heavily damaged the Vantage Villa Apartments on June 13.
A kitchen fire caused over $20,000 in damage Sunday evening in an apartment on West Front Street. Missoula City Fire Assistant Chief Jeff Brandt revealed on Monday, that the cause of the fire was overcooked fish. "Our investigation bureau came up with patterns inside the house that it was a c…