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PIERCE COUNTY FINANCE & PERSONNEL COMMITTEE: 5/1/17 Meeting Agenda
TOWN OF SALEM: 4/28/17 Town Roads Review
TOWN OF EL PASO: 2017 Board of Review and Open Book
PIERCE COUNTY LAND MANAGEMENT COMMITTEE: 5/3/17 Meeting Agenda
TOWN OF TRIMBELLE: 3/14/17 Meeting Minutes
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Jim Wall, 73
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April 13, 2016
Firefighters battle shed blaze Monday
TOWN OF TRENTON -- Ellsworth Fire responded to a shed fire at N3842 750th St. in the town of Trenton at about 9:20 a.m. Monday morning. The property,...
April 13, 2016 - 10:44am
March 11, 2016
Storage unit blaze ruled accidental
A fire last week that destroyed irreplaceable belongings in numerous storage units at a rural Ellsworth facility was not the result of foul play. Pierce County Sheriff's Office investigator Pete Koch said the cause of the March 5 fire at Cleary Building Co. was ruled accidental. Property...
March 11, 2016 - 10:28am
March 9, 2016
Storage units destroyed in fire: ‘We tried everything’ to save units, fire chief says
TOWN OF TRIMBELLE -- Renters at a rural Ellsworth storage facility learned the hard way that some treasured items can never be replaced. Personal...
March 9, 2016 - 8:54am
March 7, 2016
Fire destroys structure at Cleary Building Co.
Fire destroyed a storage building on Saturday at a business in rural Ellsworth. The building, owned by Cleary Building Co., was located at W7740...
March 7, 2016 - 7:49am
February 2, 2016
Home’s occupants displaced by fire
TOWN OF EL PASO -- A mother and her two children will have to relocate after a house fire in the Town of El Paso at 10:45 a.m. Tuesday. The house,...
February 2, 2016 - 1:46pm
January 20, 2016
Crews respond to house fire in town of Trenton
TOWN OF TRENTON -- A home in the process of being remodeled was destroyed by fire early Saturday in rural Hager City.According to the Pierce...
January 20, 2016 - 12:33pm
December 23, 2015
Blaze razes shed in Isabelle
TOWN OF ISABELLE -- A unoccupied detached shed burned to the ground and was deemed a total loss early Wednesday morning in the town of Isabelle. No injuries were reported. Ellsworth Assistant Fire Chief Syd Hardy said firefighters were called to the scene around 12:15 a.m. The shed,...
December 23, 2015 - 12:55pm
November 9, 2015
UPDATE: Pearl Street fire contained to upper levels
River Falls fire units responded to a house fire just before 9 a.m. Friday, Nov. 5. The blaze was reported by the occupant of 403 N. Pearl...
November 9, 2015 - 8:37am
November 4, 2015
Mother, son displaced after fire
BALDWIN Two people were displaced from their Baldwin apartment last week after fire destroyed the unit. The residents, a woman and her son, were unable to return to the apartment at 830 11th Ave. after the fire, which was first reported at 5:37 p.m. Oct. 28. Hammond-Baldwin-Woodville...
November 4, 2015 - 11:06am
October 14, 2015
Home destroyed in Sunday fire
Fire destroyed a home in Diamond Bluff Sunday afternoon. The Ellsworth Fire Department was called at 1:13 p.m. to W9710 290th Ave., the property...
October 14, 2015 - 11:53am
September 23, 2015
Fire in Beldenville displaces family of four
A Beldenville family of four was displaced after a fire broke out in their basement in the early morning hours of Wednesday, Sept. 23. Ellsworth Fire Chief Brent Langer said the fire (at N6426 740th St., home to the Beldenville Flea Market) was contained to the home’s basement....
September 23, 2015 - 3:52pm
August 6, 2015
Fire destroys 2 pole sheds at MR business
Two pole sheds were totally destroyed in a fire reported Friday shortly before 4 p.m. The structure fire was at the Bruce Andrews property, N1345 375th St., Maiden Rock. The sheds were butted up against each other and one was fully engulfed before fire fighters arrived. Both went...
August 6, 2015 - 8:34am
July 22, 2015
UPDATED: Destruction of dairy barn, shed, silo has Baldwin family reconsidering options
BALDWIN -- Ten days after the spontaneous combustion of destroyed their recently updated dairy barn, a nearby shed and a Harvestore silo, the...
July 22, 2015 - 12:59pm
July 10, 2015
UPDATE: Old Martell grocery store fire cause undetermined (+ video)
Fire heavily damaged a vintage Pierce County building -- the former Martell grocery store -- early Thursday evening. Owner Dan Knutson, who...
July 10, 2015 - 10:24am
July 6, 2015
Ellsworth barn goes up in flames
Fireworks or a nearby bonfire were the likely culprits in a barn fire reported Sunday in Ellsworth. Pierce County sheriff’s deputies were called at 3:06 a.m. to N4207 710th St. for a report of a barn on fire. Officers arrived to find the barn’s roof in flames; everyone was...
July 6, 2015 - 8:00am