Showing: 1-20 of 1427

Fire

Welders spark fire at Lake County Government Center

Welders spark fire at Lake County Government Center

CROWN POINT | Welding work at the Lake County Government Center sparked a fire about 10 a.m. Tuesday, filling the facility with an acrid smell and closing Building A for the remainder of the day.

August 19, 2014 6:45 pm

Fire quickly contained at U.S. Steel

GARY | Production at U.S. Steel's Gary Works continued as usual following a fire there Tuesday morning.

August 19, 2014 9:00 am

Cedar Lake cops save 4 kids, an adult from burning home

CEDAR LAKE | Police rescued four children and one adult from a burning home on Cedar Lake's east side early Sunday after officers spotted smoke in the area, officials said.

August 11, 2014 6:49 pm
Bathroom fan sparks a fire on Kellee Lane

Bathroom fan sparks a fire on Kellee Lane

VALPARAISO | A bathroom ceiling span sparked a small fire at 4905 Kellee Lane late Friday morning. 

August 09, 2014 12:00 am

Third Coast Spice Cafe has reopened

CHESTERTON | A popular restaurant in Porter County reopened a week after a small fire.

August 04, 2014 4:00 pm
Investigators searching for clues to Highland apartment fire

Investigators searching for clues to Highland apartment fire

HIGHLAND | Investigators began a probe Friday of an apartment building fire believed to have displaced 22 families Thursday.

August 01, 2014 7:00 pm Photos

Photos

Related
Highland fire

Highland fire

Cloths from an upstairs closet at the scene of a fire at the Porte De L'eau apartments in Highland.

August 01, 2014 3:24 pm
Highland fire

Highland fire

Highland Fire Department Operations Chief/Investigator Ken Mika, left, and Highland Police Cpl. Shawn Anderson investigate the scene of a fire at the Porte De L'eau apartments in Highland.

August 01, 2014 3:26 pm
Highland fire

Highland fire

Highland Fire Department Operations Chief/Investigator Ken Mika, left, and Highland police Cpl. Shawn Anderson investigate the scene of a fire at the Porte De L'eau apartments in Highland.

August 01, 2014 3:27 pm
Highland fire

Highland fire

Police tape remains at the scene of a fire at the Porte De L'eau apartments in Highland.

August 01, 2014 3:22 pm
22 families displaced by stubborn fire at Highland apartment building

22 families displaced by stubborn fire at Highland apartment building

HIGHLAND | A stubborn three-alarm fire Thursday at the Porte De L'eau apartment complex in Highland heavily damaged a building and displaced 22 families, officials said.

July 31, 2014 8:15 pm Photos

Photos

Fire destroys Highland apartments

Fire destroys Highland apartments

Fire crews and other first responders were on the scene of a blaze at the Porte De L'eau apartment complex in Highland.

July 31, 2014 7:04 pm

Body found washed up on Whiting beach ID'd as missing Chicago boater

WHITING | The body of a man found washed up on Whiting Beach was positively identified as a Chicago man who went missing from a blazing boat in late May.

July 30, 2014 8:30 pm

Body found washed ashore on Whiting beach

WHITING | Investigators are working to determine if a body found washed ashore Monday night on a Whiting beach is that of a Chicago man missing in Lake Michigan since May.

July 29, 2014 6:41 pm
Homewood police simulate school shooting

Homewood police simulate school shooting

HOMEWOOD | Police officers from Homewood and surrounding suburbs conducted a critical incident drill Tuesday simulating a school shooting with two armed men.

July 29, 2014 11:13 am Photos

Photos

Workers using torch to kill weeds set Winfield hardware store ablaze

Workers using torch to kill weeds set Winfield hardware store ablaze

Personnel from several Porter County and Lake County departments responded Monday morning to a fire at Winfield Ace Hardware, 11702 Randolph St. Kevin Laduke of the Four Seasons Fire Force said authorities expect the fire started when employees were killing weeds with a torch.

July 28, 2014 1:20 pm
Workers using torch to kill weeds set Winfield hardware store ablaze

Workers using torch to kill weeds set Winfield hardware store ablaze

WINFIELD | Customers and employees briefly were evacuated Monday when the Winfield Ace Hardware store at 11702 Randolph was damaged by fire.

July 28, 2014 12:23 pm Photos

Photos

Fire may close Third Coast Spice Cafe for a week

CHESTERTON | A popular Chesterton restaurant may be closed for about a week after a small kitchen fire Saturday night.

July 26, 2014 9:30 pm

5 agencies respond to fire that damages vacant Hobart house

HOBART | A fire damaged an unoccupied home late Wednesday in Hobart.

July 23, 2014 11:15 pm
Chief: Cause of pallet fire may remain mystery

Chief: Cause of pallet fire may remain mystery

HAMMOND | The cause of a fire that burned two mulch piles at the former Calumet Pallet Co. in Hammond may never be determined, an official said.

July 22, 2014 11:04 pm
activate-button-3
Follow The Times

Featured Businesses

Poll

Loading…

Do you have fond memories of Mount Baldy?

View Results