Fire agencies respond to barn fire

Print Article

—Photo by STAR SILVA North Bench firefighters, along with South Boundary Fire Protection District, and Hall Mountain Fire Department respond to a residential barn fire April 12 around midnight on Nighthawk Road.

BONNERS FERRY — Three explosions inside of a barn prompted numerous 911 calls around midnight on April 12, with callers reporting that their neighbor’s barn was engulfed with flames.

North Bench Fire Association responded to 89 Nighthawk Road last Wednesday night at about 11:45 p.m. NBFA requested assistance from South Boundary Fire Protection District and the Hall Mountain Fire Department. SBFPD dispatched a water tender to the scene and a Hall Mountain crew was requested for standby.

The official cause of the fire has not yet been determined, however one neighbor told the Herald that the homeowner had heating lamps inside of the barn for their baby chicks.

“We heard three explosions and then we saw the fire,” the neighbor said, requesting to remain anonymous,

NBFA reported the fire had been extinguished at 12:47 a.m., with crews securing the scene until the early morning hours.

Print Article

Read More Front Page Slider

SAR team rescues injured hiker from remote location

July 27, 2017 at 6:00 am | Bonners Ferry Herald BONNERS FERRY — Even for the most proficient of hikers, accidents can happen. A wrong turn, a wrong step, a sudden change of weather: all these things can turn an idyllic day in the wilderness into a...

Comments

Read More

Quest for a dream

July 27, 2017 at 6:00 am | Bonners Ferry Herald WHITEHORSE, YUKON, CANADA — “You have to have an unbeatable mind,” said 55 year old, retired US Navy SEAL Josh Friedman, about chasing a dream. “Make your dream a reality. If you have a dream, make ...

Comments

Read More

Elizabeth Sias: 100 years young

July 27, 2017 at 6:00 am | Bonners Ferry Herald BONNERS FERRY — Over the past 100 years, there have been numerous natural disasters, wars, recessions, and bombings. There were also good things that happened such as the first moon landing and many ...

Comments

Read More

Police officer helps autistic girl

July 20, 2017 at 6:00 am | Bonners Ferry Herald BONNERS FERRY — Twelve-year-old Abby Bliss is a smart girl who likes to go on adventures. While this may be safe for many children her age, it is not so for Abby, because she is autistic. “She has ...

Comments

Read More

Contact Us

(208) 267-5521
Po Box 539
Bonners Ferry, Id 83805

©2017 Bonners Ferry Herald Terms of Use Privacy Policy
X
X