HOBART | Interim Fire Chief Brian Kerr has stepped down from the position he's held for little more than three months.
LANSING | It's not unusual to see firefighters hosting fundraisers for various causes, but members of the Lansing Professional Firefighters Local #3709 decided to dig into their own pockets in support of families dealing with a child suffering from cancer. The members made personal donations…
SCHERERVILLE | Schererville firefighters say they are continuing efforts to establish a working contract with the town.
LANSING | A group of Calumet City firefighters with big hearts loaded two little boys into a fire engine on Monday for a ride around the neighborhood. Three-year-old Antione Cook and eight-year-old Emmanuel Cook lost their father, Indiana Guardsman Willie Cook, earlier this year.
LAKE STATION | Firefighters responded to a fire Friday night in an abandoned house at 3225 34th St.
DYER | Fire Chief Thad Stutler wants to give Dyer’s volunteer firefighters a 50-cent per call raise.
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OAK FOREST | The Fire Academy for the Mutual Aid Box Alarm System Division 24 recently held its graduation ceremony at Oak Forest's Gaelic Park.
SCHERERVILLE | Schererville firefighters want to establish a working agreement with the town.
LAKE STATION | The Lake Station Fire Department Auxiliary will hold a pancake breakfast from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. March 24 at Fire Station No. 1, 1876 Fairview Ave.
CHICAGO HEIGHTS | Prairie State College recently held graduation ceremonies for the Basic Firefighter and Emergency Medical Technician programs.
GARY | The possible elimination of 15 emergency medical technician jobs and $1.2 million in cost savings to the city was broached three months ago, Mayor Karen Freeman-Wilson said Monday.
As the new year approaches, many people might be thinking about setting resolutions to head out to the gym more often.
CROWN POINT | Three city firefighters crossed a bridge to their destination on the East Coast in late October, just ahead of Hurricane Sandy.
Lt. Luke Howieson, one of the members of the DeKalb Fire Fighters Historical Foundation, stands with the 1951 Mack fire truck donated by Bob Kyler in one of the DeKalb Fire Department's storage areas in DeKalb, Ill.
DEKALB, Ill. | Sue Breese remembers sliding down the fire pole as a second-grader during a field trip to the old DeKalb Fire Station on North Fourth Street near the corner of Lincoln Highway.
OAK FOREST | Firefighters from around the country will converge Sept. 15 and 16 in Oak Forest for the National Firefighter Combat Challenge.
CROWN POINT | A city volunteer firefighter group and the Center Township trustee's office agreed to split the cost of about 30 masks that improve communication capability at fire scenes.
CALUMET CITY | City officials met in private Tuesday to plot strategy of sorts for dealing with a labor arbitrator who may wind up resolving a dispute about a new contract with firefighters.
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