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Crews extinguish tire fire in Crown Point

Crews extinguish tire fire in Crown Point

CROWN POINT | A farmer burning brush near a pile of tires sparked a fire Friday afternoon near 121st Avenue and Iowa Street when flames jumped from the brush to the tires.

July 18, 2014 5:15 pm Photos

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Residents evacuated from Portage apartment fire

Residents evacuated from Portage apartment fire

PORTAGE | An apparent kitchen fire in a first-floor apartment, which spread to two apartments above it, caused a three-alarm fire in Breckenridge Apartments on Thursday morning.

July 17, 2014 9:22 am
Apartments, garage severely damaged in weekend Portage fires

Apartments, garage severely damaged in weekend Portage fires

PORTAGE | Portage fire officials aren't ruling out fireworks as the cause of two significant fires over the weekend.

July 07, 2014 2:58 pm

4 kids die in sweeping Philadelphia row home fire

PHILADELPHIA | A fast-moving fire raced through a row of two-story homes in southwest Philadelphia early Saturday, killing four children, engulfing at least 10 houses and displacing more than 40 residents, officials said.

July 05, 2014 11:03 am
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Fire gutted a vacant home in the 1900 block of Delaware St. in Gary on June 16.

June 27, 2014 5:13 pm
Under fire: Gary firefighters grapple with engine shortages

Under fire: Gary firefighters grapple with engine shortages

The Gary Fire Department responds to a fire at a vacant home on the 1900 block of Delaware St. in Gary on June 16.

June 27, 2014 5:12 pm
Under fire: Gary firefighters grapple with engine shortages

Under fire: Gary firefighters grapple with engine shortages

Gary firefighters take a break after responding to a fire at a vacant house in Gary on June 16.

June 27, 2014 5:12 pm
Under fire: Gary firefighters grapple with engine shortages

Under fire: Gary firefighters grapple with engine shortages

The Gary Fire Department responds to a fire at a vacant home in the 1900 block of Delaware St. in Gary on June 16, 2014.

June 27, 2014 5:12 pm
Under fire: Gary firefighters grapple with engine shortages

Under fire: Gary firefighters grapple with engine shortages

A Gary firefighter responds to a fully engulfed house fire in the 1900 block of Delaware Street in Gary on June 16. As flames threatened to spread to nearby buildings, the Gary department was forced to call for help from other towns to battle the blaze.

June 27, 2014 5:12 pm

Hammond man accused of starting house fire with torch

CROWN POINT | A 19-year-old man is accused of setting a home on fire in the 1500 block of Summer Street in Hammond earlier this month, police said. 

June 26, 2014 5:02 pm

Three Harvey firefighters injured battling blaze

HARVEY | Three Harvey firefighters were sent to a local hospital Tuesday night after a roof on a burning building collapsed on them.

June 25, 2014 7:53 am

LaPorte house fire under investigation

LAPORTE | A house fire possibly set with gasoline remained under investigation Monday.

June 23, 2014 4:32 pm

Fire from lightning strike damages St. John home

ST. JOHN | A lightning strike on Thursday caused a fire and structural damage to a home, Fire Chief Fred Willman said.

June 20, 2014 8:05 pm
Fire at vacant Gary building displaces mother, 2 young kids living next door

Fire at vacant Gary building displaces mother, 2 young kids living next door

Gary firefighters work Monday on extinguishing a blaze at 1985 Delaware St. in Gary.

June 16, 2014 8:29 pm
Fire at vacant Gary building displaces mother, 2 young kids living next door

Fire at vacant Gary building displaces mother, 2 young kids living next door

Gary firefighter Juan Gonzalez works Monday at the scene of a fire at a vacant home at 1985 Delaware St. in Gary.

June 16, 2014 8:29 pm
Fire at vacant Gary building displaces mother, 2 young kids living next door

Fire at vacant Gary building displaces mother, 2 young kids living next door

Gary firefighter Juan Gonzalez works Monday at the scene of a fire at a vacant home at 1985 Delaware St. in Gary.

June 16, 2014 8:28 pm
Fire at vacant Gary building displaces mother, 2 young kids living next door

Fire at vacant Gary building displaces mother, 2 young kids living next door

Antwanite Brown is reunited with her dog Monday after the pet was rescued from a fire at a vacant home at 1985 Delaware St. in Gary.

June 16, 2014 8:28 pm

Munster man, 31, succumbs to burns in March home fire

MUNSTER | A Munster man died after suffering serious burns nearly three months ago in a house fire that started in a garage.

June 15, 2014 12:05 am
Little Italty restaurant reopens after fire

Little Italty restaurant reopens after fire

DYER | A regular diner popped into the Little Italy restaurant in Dyer on Friday morning – only he was clad in his firefighting gear instead of dressed up for a night on the town.

June 14, 2014 6:20 pm
Forgotten pot sparks minor blaze at restaurant in Dyer

Forgotten pot sparks minor blaze at restaurant in Dyer

DYER | A forgotten pot left on a stove is believed to be the cause of a Friday fire at a new Italian restaurant in Dyer, officials said.

June 13, 2014 5:40 pm Video Photos

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