The Whitehall Ledger - Serving Southern Jefferson County in the Great State of Montana

By Jack H. Smith
Ledger Publisher 

Department responds twice to fire


January 3, 2018

Melissa Jenkins

A fire started December 30 in the attic of a home at 4 West Olive in Whitehall.

The Whitehall Volunteer Fire Department responded to a house fire December 30 at 4 West Olive Street.

According to Chief Jeremy Ward, firefighters were called to the scene at 1:19 p.m., and upon arrival they reported smoke coming out of the attic. Ward said the department was on scene several hours, the whole roof system at the residence was compromised, ,and there was also water damage.

Ward said the fire reignited later that evening and the department was dispatched again at 10:38p.m. Ward stated an amber reignited in an area where there was a metal roof over cedar shakes.

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