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Valparaiso opening application process for firefighters

VALPARAISO | The Valparaiso Fire Department will soon accept applications for new firefighters.

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Cause of deadly fire officially ruled undetermined

Cause of deadly fire officially ruled undetermined

NEW CARLISLE | The Indiana State Fire Marshal's Office Thursday ruled the cause of an Aug. 4 blaze at K-Fex. Inc. near Hudson Lake in the northeast corner of LaPorte County fire was undetermined.

August 21, 2014 1:32 pm Photos

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Lowell to hire first paid firefighter

LOWELL | The Lowell Fire Department has council approval to hire the town’s first full-time firefighter.

August 12, 2014 4:47 pm
150 motorcycles ride to honor firefighter

150 motorcycles ride to honor firefighter

LaPORTE | Nobody was more choked up, perhaps, than Blake Johnson who was shown the ropes of firefighting by fallen New Carlisle firefighter Jamie Middlebrook.

August 09, 2014 4:00 pm Photos

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Ride to honor fallen New Carlisle firefighter to be held Saturday

Ride to honor fallen New Carlisle firefighter to be held Saturday

LAPORTE | The public is invited to a motorcycle ride Saturday to honor New Carlisle fallen firefighter Jamie Middlebrook.

August 08, 2014 2:15 pm
Portage swears in 62nd firefighter

Portage swears in 62nd firefighter

PORTAGE | Mayor James Snyder swore in Portage's 62nd firefighter Tuesday.

July 08, 2014 12:51 pm
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

LaPorte firefighter escapes injury when truck rolls over

LAPORTE | A LaPorte area firefighter was fortunate to escape injury when the firetruck he was operating flipped upside down in front of a burning house.

July 02, 2014 3:16 pm
JOHN DAVIES: Adventures of Task Force Tips napkin

JOHN DAVIES: Adventures of Task Force Tips napkin

When does tradition become an anchor to innovation?

June 08, 2014 12:00 am
Portage native hailed for lifesaving efforts as Argos firefighter

Portage native hailed for lifesaving efforts as Argos firefighter

Firefighter Paul Stearns was awarded the prestigious Medal of Valor from the Indiana State Fire Marshal’s office for his quick action that saved a life.

May 29, 2014 12:00 am

Portage Fire Department sponsoring annual Bike Rodeo

PORTAGE | The Portage fire Department will hold its annual Bicycle Rodeo and Safety Day to promote bicycle and general safety from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. May 17 in the east parking lot of Willowcreek Middle School, 5962 Central Avenue.

May 11, 2014 12:00 am

Hammond may tap new fund source for College Bound

HAMMOND | An ordinance introduced during the City Council meeting Monday would extend the College Bound scholarship program for students in the class of 2026, but will cap the amount at current tuition rates.

April 28, 2014 7:50 pm

Portage Fire Department accepting applications

PORTAGE | The Portage fire Department is accepting applications for firefighters through May 14.

April 27, 2014 3:44 pm

Attic blaze causes minimal damage in Portage home

PORTAGE | The Portage Fire Department responded to a report of a residential fire about 7:45 Friday morning.

March 21, 2014 4:35 pm
New firefighter dedicated to helping people when they need it most

New firefighter dedicated to helping people when they need it most

St. John resident Jessica Tas is proving her versatility as a new member of the St. John Volunteer Fire Department, 11033 W 93rd Ave.

March 12, 2014 12:00 am
Portage home destroyed in fire

Portage home destroyed in fire

PORTAGE | Firefighters from several departments battled a house fire on Ind. 149 on Tuesday morning.

January 28, 2014 11:50 am

Hobart officials OK promotions for two firefighters

HOBART | The Hobart Board of Works has approved two promotions in the Hobart Fire Department.

December 30, 2013 12:00 am
Hobart firefighter involved in domestic incident dies

Hobart firefighter involved in domestic incident dies

HOBART | A Hobart firefighter who was critically injured after driving his van into his home earlier this month died late Saturday, officials said.

December 29, 2013 8:45 pm

Portage firefighters contract approved

PORTAGE | Portage firefighters will enter the new year with a new three-year contract with the city.

December 28, 2013 12:00 am

Hobart mayor closer to selecting new fire chief

HOBART | Mayor Brian Snedecor is moving closer to selecting a new fire chief.

December 27, 2013 8:00 pm
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