PORTAGE | It's a time-honored tradition in the fire service to invite the community to stand beside firefighters and christen a new piece of equipment before putting it into service.
MERRILLVILLE | The town's Public Safety Committee will meet at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday at Town Hall, 7820 Broadway.
PORTAGE | The Portage Fire Department will host a wetting ceremony to place its newest rescue ambulance in service.
Northwest Indiana remains without a trauma care center, but several local hospitals are applying this year for a trauma center designation.
As we begin 2014, we will all experience changes in our health care due to the implementation of the Affordable Care Act. All areas of health care will strive for an increased focus on preventative care as well as outcome based medicine. EMS and pre-hospital care will be experiencing some dr…
BURNS HARBOR | Many municipalities across the region have been eying or acquiring advanced life support ambulance service rather than outsourcing to private service providers.
LAKE STATION | The City Council gave initial approval Thursday to an ordinance increasing the city's ambulance service fees.
LAKE STATION | The possibility of the city raising its ambulance fees remains under discussion.
LAKE STATION | The City Council took a pass Thursday on voting on an ordinance increasing ambulance service fees in every category.
The revenue generated by Lake Station's ambulance service isn't as healthy as the city's emergency medical services director would like.
CHESTERTON | The town’s new advanced life support ambulance service began Saturday, and Mike Orlich, chief of the Chesterton Fire Department, says it “went well.”
Steve Sloan, firefighter/EMT, and Jackie Kistner, paramedic, prepare equipment for the Chesterton Fire Department's advanced life support ambulance service in partnership with Superior Ambulance Service. The service began Saturday.
A Gary Fire Department ambulance respond to a call in Gary.
HOBART | The Hobart City Council is considering what some believe is a cost-effective move for compensating the city's cross-trained firefighters.
CEDAR LAKE | The Town Council on Tuesday approved an ordinance amending nonresidential ambulance transport rates.
Merrillville turned its emergency medical services over to a private ambulance company in 2008 as a way to cut costs, Merrillville Fire Chief Ed Yerga said.
HOBART | The city's Fire Department has returned an ambulance and two cross-trained firefighters to staff it to Fire Station No. 2, city officials said Friday.
Congressman Visclosky salutes Franciscan St. Anthony paramedics who assisted in Superstorm Sandy efforts
U.S. Rep. Peter Visclosky, D-Merrillville, congratulated, presented letters of commendation and spent about 45 minutes hearing the experiences of Franciscan St. Anthony Health-Crown Point-affiliated paramedics, who volunteered to travel to New Jersey to assist in Superstorm Sandy relief operations.
The new Porter Regional Hospital officially opened Aug. 25.
HOBART | Fire officials starting Monday are removing the ambulance from Fire Station No. 1, 400 E. 10th St., Fire Chief Brian Taylor said.
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