GARY | More than 60 city police officers and firefighters picketed Tuesday outside Gary City Hall to seek pay raises and better equipment.
KOUTS | The town's Fire Department has gotten its money's worth out of a 1993 Kenworth semi trailer it had converted into a tanker truck seven or eight years ago and, with the help of a lot of pork chop dinners, hopes to get many more miles out of it.
The cartoon depicting the Gary Fire Department is interesting, but only individually sheds light on its problems and not the fire service of Northwest Indiana as a whole.
HOBART | Mayor Brian Snedecor lauded Monday's swearing in ceremony of new Fire Chief Stephen C. McKown as a day to celebrate the Fire Department's future.
GARY | Nothing remained but a charred, smoldering husk after a fire Monday at a vacant two-story building on Delaware Street.
HAMMOND | A North Hammond man is expected to recover after accidentally burying himself nearly up to his shoulders in dirt and concrete, a fire official said Wednesday.
PORTER | About 9 a.m. Saturday, the call went out.
VALPARAISO | To encourage local business owners install fire alarms and sprinkler systems, the Valparaiso City Council approved the creation of the downtown fire safety grant program Monday.
A group of Gary firefighters competing in a Tough Mudder event Saturday rushed to the aid of a man suffering a cardiac issue.
Gary firefighters, from left, Oscar Flores, Michael O'Malley, Eric Acevedo, Shawn Hendron, Jaime Ramos and Juan Gonzalez, pose after the Tough Mudder event.
Valparaiso Fire Department is holding its annual Mother's Day weekend plant sale through Saturday, offering hundreds of flowers and vegetable plants. A lot of people look forward to it right before Mother's Day, Valparaiso firefighter Art Elwood said. It opens at 8 a.m. each day at the depar…
Valparaiso firefighter Art Elwood helps load plants for customers Thursday during the Valparaiso Fire Department's annual Mother's Day weekend plant sale. The sale runs through Saturday at 355 W. Evans.
Valparaiso Fire Department Assistant Chief John Kroll waters tomato plants Thursday during the department's annual Mother's Day weekend plant sale. It takes place through Saturday, offering hundreds of flowers and vegetable plants.
Rylee O'Connor, 4, of Westville talks Thursday to Valparaiso Fire Assistant Chief John Kroll during the department's annual Mother's Day weekend plant sale. Rylee was shopping for plants with her mother, Michelle.
Shoppers look through hundreds of flora Thursday during the Valparaiso Fire Department annual Mother's Day weekend plant sale. It continues through Saturday at 355 W. Evans in Valparaiso. They open at 8 a.m. each day. Proceeds from the sale help fund the Valparaiso firefighters scholarship program.
KOUTS | Fire Chief Don Sutter* got the council's attention Monday. When asked how things were going, Sutter said, "Not so good."
HEBRON | The shutdown of the federal government last fall apparently is still having an impact.
MERRILLVILLE | The Merrillville Fire Department is hosting its first St. Baldrick's Foundation event to generate funding for childhood cancer research.
MUNSTER | James Knesek, Munster's fire chief/director of operations, died Saturday afternoon from an apparent heart attack.
SCHERERVILLE | Town leaders are examining what it will take to build two new modern fire stations in Schererville.
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