Whitehall VFD Perseveres Over Hectic Day Filled with Structure Fires, Wrecks
February 17, 2021
Thursday, February 11th wasn't just one of the most frigid days of the year, but it was also one of the busiest for the Whitehall Volunteer Fire Department.
The day started with a serious vehicle accident on I-90 which blocked traffic for several hours and spurred a multi-community search and rescue mission for a lost Labrador involved in the accident. At 8:25 a.m. on Thursday the Whitehall VFD was dispatched to mile marker 237 Eastbound, as a semi had jack-knifed due to weather conditions. Fire chief Joe Granvold said that the semi was blocking most of the roadway and when a pickup truck t...