Thursday, June 20, 2024
Future firefighter Beau Maddalone, 12, observes a house burning training exercise with his dad, Hauser Fire Deputy Chief Thomas Maddalone, on Saturday at Pleasant View Road and Highway 53.

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Burning down the house
April 23, 2023 1:08 a.m.

Burning down the house

Hauser Fire, Kootenai County Fire and Rescue participate in burn training

Blackened glass burst forth from a picture frame window as smoke rapidly billowed from the roof and fire began to devour everything in its path. The abandoned house at Pleasant View Road and Highway 53 just east of Hauser Lake Road would have been demolished to make way for the Idaho Transportation Department's Pleasant View interchange project.