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Gary Fire Department

Trailer fire slows rush-hour commute on Borman Expressway

Trailer fire slows rush-hour commute on Borman Expressway

GARY | It wasn't chips onboard a trailer covered in Frito-Lay advertisements that were smoking hot Thursday, but rather a load of rolled foam insulation, police said.

September 04, 2014 8:00 pm

Mayor discusses police, fire equipment needs

GARY | After announcing a new police chief and new approach to crime last month, Mayor Karen Freeman-Wilson on Friday addressed  police and fire department equipment needs.

August 15, 2014 8:25 pm

Gary fire official, another woman can't withdraw guilty pleas

HAMMOND | A federal judge on Wednesday refused to allow a Gary Fire Department lieutenant and another woman to withdraw guilty pleas to money laundering counts stemming from a drug case.

August 06, 2014 9:09 pm
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July 20, 2014 12:00 am
Firetruck in ditch closes Mississippi Street in M'ville

Firetruck in ditch closes Mississippi Street in M'ville

MERRILLVILLE | Mississippi Street was closed in both directions in front of St. Sava Serbian Orthodox Church early Tuesday afternoon as crews worked to remove a BP firetruck from a ditch there.

July 08, 2014 6:05 pm Photos

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Under fire: Gary firefighters grapple with equipment shortages

Under fire: Gary firefighters grapple with equipment shortages

GARY | After arriving at an inferno at an abandoned house on Delaware Street earlier this month, a Gary fire official immediately called for additional resources, he said.

June 27, 2014 8:00 pm Photos

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A Gary Fire Department ambulance responds to a call in Gary. 

June 12, 2014 12:00 am

Man accused of setting home afire sentenced to community corrections

CROWN POINT | A Gary man was sentenced Wednesday to six years in Lake County Community Corrections after he admitted setting a woman's home on fire, according to court records.

May 22, 2014 12:05 am

Fire in two E.C. buildings displaces 18

EAST CHICAGO | A stubborn fire that jumped to an adjacent apartment building displaced 18 people in East Chicago early Monday.

May 05, 2014 8:24 am

Crash on Cline Avenue ramp injures Portage woman, 31

GARY | A Portage woman received injuries to her face early Saturday when she reportedly drove her car off a Cline Avenue ramp and hit a bridge abutment.

March 01, 2014 5:45 pm

Furnace sparks fire in Gary

GARY | The furnace of the Stanrail Corp. sparked a fire Wednesday afternoon, the Gary Fire Department said. 

February 12, 2014 6:01 pm
Trauma center efforts advance

Trauma center efforts advance

Northwest Indiana remains without a trauma care center, but several local hospitals are applying this year for a trauma center designation.

January 15, 2014 11:37 pm

Fire starts in garage, spreads to two houses in Gary

GARY | A fire that started in piled lumber and debris in a garage in Gary just after 9 p.m. Saturday quickly spread to two houses.

November 16, 2013 11:10 pm

Woman who died in Sunday fire identified

GARY | The woman who died due to an early morning fire Sunday at a residence at 4077 Louisiana St., Gary, has been identified as Essie Hill, 71, according to the Lake County coroner's office.

November 04, 2013 7:45 am
Fatal lightning strikes twice in Gary

Fatal lightning strikes twice in Gary

GARY | Two people died and a baby was injured Thursday in two separate lightning-related tragedies that happened within 10 minutes.

September 19, 2013 7:10 pm
Crews clean up hazardous materials spill in Gary

Crews clean up hazardous materials spill in Gary

GARY | A chemical spill caused road closures early Wednesday near the intersection of Cline Avenue and Michigan Street, officials said.

July 17, 2013 5:00 pm Video
Gary welcomes 26 new firefighters

Gary welcomes 26 new firefighters

July 03, 2013 12:00 am

Firefighters working tire fire near Cline Avenue

GARY | Gary firefighters on Wednesday battled a tire fire and house fire in the 7200 block of West 24th Avenue, near Cline Avenue, officials said. 

June 05, 2013 4:02 pm
Gary EMS call volume has not mirrored population drop

Gary EMS call volume has not mirrored population drop

A Gary Fire Department ambulance respond to a call in Gary.

April 23, 2013 3:04 pm

Man, 63, is dead in burned Gary building; inquiry still on

GARY | The body of a Nigerian man was found at the site of a fire Sunday afternoon in Gary.

December 24, 2012 9:50 am
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