Monday, April 9, 2007

More Three Toots History

An anonymous commenter wrote the following about Three Toots Tavern:

My father was a firefighter for over forty years. He fought the fire at Three Toots and it was the only time as a firefighter he was seriously hurt. They were worried about the underground fuel tank. Since wood smoulders for so long, the next day he was back for what they called "mop up." A (large) tree limb that had burned almost completely off came down, dented his fire hat as it knocked him unconscious and won him a trip to the West Shoshone General Hospital. He spent the night, and was treated for a concussion and smoke inhalation.(His fire buddies brought the limb to our house where it sat in the garage as a trophy until the joke got stale).

If the poster of this comment would like to identify him or herself, I'd like to exchange more stories. Just email me at Thanks.