HAMMOND | The American Red Cross will host a Fire Safety Fair on Saturday at the Hammond Civic Center, 5825 Sohl Ave.
Visiting a fire station, are, from left in back, David Daniel Garza, Adian Rocha, Adrian Rodriguez, Noah Munoz and Cameron Spencer. In front are Aaron Rodriguez, Matthew Gatton, Alex Williams, Ryan Gatton.
CHICAGO | October was fire safety month and Cub Scouts of Pack 773, which meets on the East Side, spent a Saturday afternoon on Oct. 25 at an informational tour of Fire House Engine 81 on 105th and Hoxie Avenue in Chicago's South Deering neighborhood.
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 …
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.
GRIFFITH | Griffith Fire Department will host its annual open house from noon to 4 p.m. Sunday at Station 3, Ridge Road and Indiana Street.
CHICAGO | Volunteers for the American Red Cross fire prevention program, Team Firestopper, will walk door to door with Harvey firefighters and police officers today as a day of service to educate residents about home fire safety.
MERRILLVILLE | The Merrillville Fire Department will provide fire safety information from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Thursday at the Lake County Public Library's Merrillville branch, 1919 W. 81st Ave.
For 25 years, Energizer and the IAFC have been spreading the life-saving reminder to change the batteries in your smoke alarms and carbon monoxide detectors when you change your clocks for the end of daylight saving time.
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.
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.
Lansing firefighter Pete Chmura demonstrates the danger of lighters to kindergarten students at Reavis Elementary School during their visit to the Fire Safety House. The program provided by the Lansing Fire Department features a mobile miniature house in which students learn the dangers of s…
LANSING | Reavis Elementary School kindergarteners took a trip to the Fire Safety House recently to learn all about fire safety rules.
A beloved pet dressed in a Halloween costume, posed next to a lit jack-o-lantern, sounds like a great photo opportunity, but it's also a fire hazard.
GRIFFITH | In honor of Fire Prevention Week, the Griffith Fire Department will host its annual open house from noon to 4 p.m. Saturday at Station 3, Ridge Road and Indiana Street.Admission is free.
Glenwood firefighter Joe Zelek installs a smoke alarm in the home of Latosha Wiggins, left, of the 400 block of Arizona Avenue in Glenwood, following a house fire in the home of her cousin, Janice Blackwell, right, who lives on the same block. The fire started in her dryer, fire officials sa…
GLENWOOD | A house fire last week in the 400 block of Arizona Avenue provided Fire Chief Kevin Welsh with an opportunity to educate the public during Tuesday's Village Board meeting.
INDIANAPOLIS | Lt. Gov. Becky Skillman doubts a newly imposed cap on public entry to the Statehouse will have much impact during the legislative session that begins Wednesday.
DOLTON | There was a structure fire Dec. 10 on Manor Drive in Dolton and several local fire departments recently helped Dolton firefighters install smoke alarms in all of the neighboring homes on that street.
Firefighter Gordon Taylor, of the Dolton Fire Department, poses with resident Annette Rift Wright, a resident of Manor Drive, where a fire damaged a home recently. Firefighters used the incident to offer residents smoke alarms and safety tips. No one was injured in the fire.
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