Posted 10:51 AM 8/16/2012 : West Garceau fire at 8,800 acres, 5% contained
POLSON- The West Garceau Fire burning west of Polson is now 5% contained and has consumed about 8,800 acres.
Tuesday night's rain helped to keep the fire from spreading as quickly as it had earlier in the day, and that allowed fire managers to more successfully dump retardant along the
Posted 9:41 AM 8/16/2012 : Connecticut firefighters headed to West Garceau Fire
HARTFORD, CT- Connecticut officials said Wednesday firefighters from the Department of Energy and Environmental Protection are headed out to help battle the West Garceau Fire burning near Polson.
A 20-person fire crew will be left early Thursday morning from the DEEP Eastern District
Posted 7:14 AM 8/16/2012 : Residents recall scary moments from West Garceau Fire
POLSON- Residents living on ranch lands northwest of Polson are very happy to see the West Garceau Fire calming down, after 48 hours of worry and the fear of an approaching wildfire.
It's been a "nerve-racking" few days for rancher Mark Vrooman and his neighbors in the Irvine Flats area as
Posted 3:57 PM 8/15/2012 : West Garceau fire near Polson expands to 9,700 acres
POLSON - Fire officials say the West Garceau Fire, burning west of Polson, has blown up to 9,700 acres after gusty winds pushed the blaze early Wednesday morning. Some rain that has fallen in the area has helped to slightly slow the blaze.
Fire crews say they managed to save some