Explosion Investigated At Fort Peck Marina
At approximately 11:43 p.m. on Sept. 1, the Valley County Dispatch Center received a report of an explosion and subsequent fire in the area of the Fort Peck Marina. Valley County Sheriffâ€™s Office Deputies and area volunteer fire departments were able to get the fire under control quickly. o one was injured in the blast but a camper and boat did sustain damage.
According to area media, deputies found a camper had been broken into as well. The apparent cause of the blast was a propane tank and an active fire pit.
The investigation is currently ongoing. If anyone has any information regarding this incident please contact the VCSO at 406-228-4333.