Missoulian: Proud of our firefighters

First off, a long past due thank you to the Corvallis Rural Fire District trustees, officers and firefighters for sending their command vehicle all the way to Hardin to lead the hearse from my son’s funeral to the cemetery. He was killed in a tragic excavator accident while volunteering to help rebuild a washed-out river dike that was flooding beet fields. Then they delivered and planted a blue spruce tree in our yard as a living memorial for us.

Now, Saturday morning after seeing all the engines and water tenders responding to Hamilton Heights Road to a large structure fire: Corvallis, Pinesdale, Hamilton, Victor and Stevensville. After all the years of training in Ravalli County on mutual aid, fire ground safety and rural water supply, it shows that in action: we have the best there is.

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