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Portage police to begin carrying heroin antidote

Portage police to begin carrying heroin antidote

PORTAGE | Portage police officers will be adding another tool to their arsenal.

May 28, 2014 4:19 pm Photos

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150-year-old Portage barn destroyed in fire

150-year-old Portage barn destroyed in fire

PORTAGE | The Portage Fire Department is investigating a Tuesday night fire that destroyed a 150-year-old barn.

May 07, 2014 2:45 pm
Mobile home destroyed in Sunday fire

Mobile home destroyed in Sunday fire

The Portage Fire Department is investigating the cause of an early morning fire Sunday that damaged a mobile home at 181 Coral Ave. in Oak Tree Village Mobile Home Park.

May 05, 2014 10:26 am
Mobile home destroyed in fire

Mobile home destroyed in fire

PORTAGE | A mobile home was destroyed in a fire in Portage Wednesday morning.

April 23, 2014 11:44 am Photos

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Portage Legion Auxiliary thanks city workers with lunch

Portage Legion Auxiliary thanks city workers with lunch

PORTAGE | It was a long, hard winter on city workers.

April 03, 2014 6:00 pm Photos

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Attic blaze causes minimal damage in Portage home

PORTAGE | The Portage Fire Department responded to a report of a residential fire about 7:45 Friday morning.

March 21, 2014 4:35 pm
Emergency responders skate through ice rescue training

Emergency responders skate through ice rescue training

MICHIGAN CITY | Rescuers steadily walked across Lake Michigan on Wednesday evening, the creaking and cracking of ice echoing through the dark night.

February 26, 2014 8:24 pm Video Photos

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New ambulance christened

New ambulance christened

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.

February 21, 2014 5:52 pm Photos

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Fire damages duplex in Portage; resident overcome by smoke

Fire damages duplex in Portage; resident overcome by smoke

PORTAGE | The Portage Fire Department is investigating a fire that began shortly before 3 p.m. Thursday at a duplex at 5492 Aspen.

December 12, 2013 6:28 pm Photos

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Portage approves new EMS charting system

PORTAGE | The Board of Works this week approved the purchase of new emergency medical services software that will improve patient charting.

November 29, 2013 12:00 am
Portage veterinarian donates breathing mask kits for pets

Portage veterinarian donates breathing mask kits for pets

PORTAGE | Pets rescued from house fires will have a better chance for survival here thanks to a local veterinarian.

September 16, 2013 8:00 pm Photos

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Five taken to hospital after three-car crash in Portage

Five taken to hospital after three-car crash in Portage

PORTAGE | Five people went to Porter Regional Hospital on Wednesday morning after a three-car crash on U.S. 20 near Salt Creek Road.

June 26, 2013 6:45 pm Photos

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Woman celebrates second chance at life

Woman celebrates second chance at life

PORTAGE | One by one, Patti Lay gave each person involved in saving her life a tight hug.

February 27, 2013 6:45 pm Photos

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Women escape unharmed from early morning fire, but lose everything

Women escape unharmed from early morning fire, but lose everything

PORTAGE | Three residents of a mobile home escaped unharmed this morning after a fire damaged their home, but have lost all their personal belongings.

December 21, 2012 6:00 pm
Cooler donation could help save lives

Cooler donation could help save lives

PORTAGE | A donation from a local industry and a change in emergency medical protocol may give residents who've suffered a heart attack a better chance at survival.

October 05, 2012 5:45 pm

Portage approves new medical direction contract

PORTAGE | The Board of Works this week approved a change in who will be providing medical direction for emergency responders.

August 14, 2012 7:30 pm

Fire department to christen new fire boat

PORTAGE | The Portage Fire Department will christen its newest piece of equipment during a ceremony beginning at 9 a.m. Saturday at Portage Lakefront and Riverwalk.

June 18, 2012 12:00 am
Portage employees rescue ducklings from storm drain

Portage employees rescue ducklings from storm drain

PORTAGE | What started out as a scary morning for five ducklings Tuesday turned out just ducky.

May 22, 2012 5:45 pm Photos

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Fire at Portage Mall ruled arson, officials say

Fire at Portage Mall ruled arson, officials say

PORTAGE | A Portage man was arrested Wednesday morning after allegedly taking shopping carts full of electronic equipment from a local store and then setting fire to the business.

March 21, 2012 7:30 pm Photos

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Portage firefighters to distribute glow necklaces

PORTAGE | In an effort to help keep trick-or-treating youngsters safe, the Portage Fire Department, through IFFA Local 3151, will be distributing glow necklaces Monday night.

October 27, 2011 7:00 pm
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