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Calumet City Fire Department

Family of five displaced by Cal City fire

CALUMET CITY | The American Red Cross assisted a family of five early Wednesday after they were displaced from their home by a fire investigators believe may have been caused by careless smoking.

June 04, 2014 7:28 am
Cal City officer rescues baby from burning home

Cal City officer rescues baby from burning home

CALUMET CITY | A Calumet City police officer is being lauded as a hero after rescuing an infant from a burning home Thursday night.

May 02, 2014 1:00 pm

Calumet City to flush hydrants in May

CALUMET CITY | The Calumet City Fire Department is flushing hydrants throughout the month of May.

April 25, 2014 12:00 am
Cal City firefighter teaches preschoolers about fire safety

Cal City firefighter teaches preschoolers about fire safety

Pictured at the Lil' Geniuses preschool program are instructor Mollie Schneider, Ja'zyon Brooks, Merlanni Jackson, Neviah Carter, Davier Sims, Justin Morgan, Tyler Baker-Bennett, Enrique Yabarra-Barrios, Jermariya Dale, Kayden Harmon, Calumet City firefighter Steve Drew, and instructor Sayo …

November 04, 2013 12:00 am
Cal City firefighter teaches preschoolers about fire safety

Cal City firefighter teaches preschoolers about fire safety

CALUMET CITY | Calumet City firefighter Steve Drew recently visited the Calumet Memorial Park District's Lil' Geniuses program for children ages 3 to 5 to explain fire safety.

November 04, 2013 12:00 am
Fun at the firehouse

Fun at the firehouse

October 05, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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Cal City moves forward with fire training facility

CALUMET CITY | The City Council approved hireing a firm to help them with construction of a facility near the Illinois/Indiana border for fire departments to use for training.

September 09, 2013 12:00 am
Cal City firefighters plan fundraiser for families of fallen hero and wounded warrior

Cal City firefighters plan fundraiser for families of fallen hero and wounded warrior

CALUMET CITY | The families of two Indiana National Guardsmen from the Valparaiso unit will benefit from this year's Guns N Hoses Poker Run on Saturday.

August 13, 2013 8:15 pm Photos

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 Firefighters plan fundraiser for families of fallen hero and wounded warrior

Firefighters plan fundraiser for families of fallen hero and wounded warrior

LaQuana Norwood holds a photo of her fiance, Sgt. Willie Cook. Shortly after returning from a deployment in Afghanistan, Cook lost his life when hit by gunfire in East Chicago. Detectives believed he was not the intended target.

August 13, 2013 12:00 am
Firefighters plan fundraiser for families of fallen hero and wounded warrior

Firefighters plan fundraiser for families of fallen hero and wounded warrior

Calumet City firefighter Sam Vega gets "five" from 3-year-old Antoine Cook. Antoine suffered a bullet wound in his leg earlier this year in a shooting that took the life of his father, Indiana National Guardsman Sgt. Willie Cook. Antoine, his older brother, mother and aunt visited Calumet Ci…

August 13, 2013 12:00 am
Firefighters plan fundraiser for families of fallen hero and wounded warrior

Firefighters plan fundraiser for families of fallen hero and wounded warrior

Calumet City firefighters are hosting a fundraiser for the families of two Indiana National Guardsmen on Saturday. From left are Akia Muldrow, sister of LaQuana Norwood, fiancee of Guardsman Willie Cook; firefighter Sean Fortson, firefighter Sam Vega, Antoine Cook, LaQuana Norwood, Emmanuel …

August 13, 2013 12:00 am
Gas leak to blame for Cal City home explosion

Gas leak to blame for Cal City home explosion

CALUMET CITY | Officials said a gas leak caused an explosion at an abandoned Calumet City home Saturday that knocked the structure off of its foundation.

June 08, 2013 8:33 pm

Dirksen Middle School students evacuated due to small fire

CALUMET CITY | Students at Dirksen Middle School had to be evacuated just before 9 a.m. Tuesday due to a small fire in a second-floor office that started in a desktop computer, Calumet City Fire Chief Bill Galgan said.

April 30, 2013 12:35 pm
Cal City preschoolers get fire safety lesson

Cal City preschoolers get fire safety lesson

CALUMET CITY | Two firefighters from the Calumet City Fire Department recently visited the Lil' Geniuses preschool program at the Calumet Memorial Park District to teach the children about fire safety.

November 12, 2012 12:00 am
Cakl City preschoolers get fire safety lesson

Cakl City preschoolers get fire safety lesson

Calumet City firefighters visited with preschoolers recently. From left are firefighter Pam Eanes, Jaliah Burton, Kameron Godden, Isabella Kooma, Amber Shirley, Jahari Wallace, Merlanni Jackson, Madecyn Chess and firefighter Steve Drew.

November 12, 2012 12:00 am
Cal City investigators probing cause of fire that displaced four families

Cal City investigators probing cause of fire that displaced four families

CALUMET CITY | Calumet City investigators are looking into whether firecrackers may have been to blame for a Saturday afternoon fire that left a three-story apartment building uninhabitable and destroyed two cars and two garages.

August 25, 2012 8:06 pm Photos

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'Red Shirt' Fridays support disabled veterans

'Red Shirt' Fridays support disabled veterans

A Calumet City firefighter wears the red shirt sold as a fundraiser for the Wounded Warriors project.

August 04, 2012 12:00 am
'Red Shirt' Fridays support disabled veterans

'Red Shirt' Fridays support disabled veterans

Calumet City Fire Department Capt. Paul Rotkowski and firefighter Mike Flanagan look Friday at an enlarged image of a presentation of a Chevrolet Tahoe vehicle to returning serviceman U.S. Marine Chad Watson at Chicago's U.S. Cellular Field.

August 04, 2012 12:00 am

Of sinkholes and firetrucks in Calumet City

Firetrucks get our attention. I guess they are supposed to. They are big, come in bright colors and even when not blasting horns and sirens, you can easily hear them.

August 02, 2012 12:00 am
Cal City firetruck gets stuck in sink hole

Cal City firetruck gets stuck in sink hole

CALUMET CITY | A Calumet City firetruck was stuck in a sink hole for several hours Tuesday near the intersection of Sibley Boulevard and Buffalo Avenue.

July 24, 2012 10:30 pm Photos

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