East Chicago Fire Department
EAST CHICAGO | The East Chicago Fire Department has been awarded a $126,317 grant under the Federal Emergency Management Agency's Assistance to Firefighters Grant program.
PORTAGE | Mayor James Snyder swore in Portage's 62nd firefighter Tuesday.
EAST CHICAGO | A stubborn fire that jumped to an adjacent apartment building displaced 18 people in East Chicago early Monday.
EAST CHICAGO | The cause of a Tuesday night fire that damaged two buildings in the 5000 block of Tod Avenue remains under investigation.
WHITING | Subzero temperatures Tuesday morning hampered firefighters' efforts to battle a blaze at a home in Whiting.
Assistant Fire Chief Arturo Vazquez battles a house fire Tuesday morning in below zero temperatures at 1938 Indianapolis Boulevard in Whiting. According to the Whiting police chief, no one was injured.
Martina Mirelez, right, and her daughter Marissa Mirelez comfort one another at a warming center Tuesday while talking about a fire that destroyed Martina Mirelez's home in Whiting.
A firefighter works at the scene of a house fire Tuesday morning in Whiting. No one was injured in the fire.
East Chicago Assistant Fire Chief Arturo Vazquez battles a house fire in Whiting on Tuesday morning in subzero temperatures.
Smoke rises from a home in Whiting on Tuesday as firefighters work to extinguish the blaze.
A Whiting firefighter is covered in ice while battling a blaze Tuesday morning at 1938 Indianapolis Blvd.
Ice forms on a fire hose Tuesday morning as a firefighter helps battle a blaze in the 1900 block of Indianapolis Boulevard in Whiting.
Whiting and East Chicago firefighters work to extinguish a fire at a home in the 1900 block of Indianapolis Boulevard in Whiting.
Flames shoot from a house at 1938 Indianapolis Blvd. in Whiting on Tuesday morning. The water firefighters sprayed quickly froze on the house, adjacent trees, fire hoses and their uniforms.
Ice covers a fire hose Tuesday morning as firefighters work a blaze in the 1900 block of Indianapolis Boulevard in Whiting.
Whiting and East Chicago firefighters spray water on a home in the 1900 block of Indianapolis Boulevard in Whiting on Tuesday morning. The home appeared to be a total loss.
EAST CHICAGO | The East Chicago Fire Department will be hosting its annual Open House from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. on Saturday Oct. 5, at the Central Fire Station, 3901 Indianapolis Blvd.
EAST CHICAGO | Workers using a propane torch to do repairs on the roof of an apartment complex in the 3800 block of Deodar Street caused a minor fire, officials said.
EAST CHICAGO | An electrical fire damaged a residence Thursday afternoon on the 3900 block of Deal Street in East Chicago.
Mayor Anthony Copeland and the city of East Chicago will be hosting its annual State of the City address April 3. Copeland will address the public to discuss achievements in the city in 2012 and reveal plans for this year. The speech will be accompanied by a brief presentation.
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