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Hammond Fire Department

Police, firefighters to deliver Easter baskets to grieving children

HAMMOND | Local police, firefighters and residents will deliver Easter to the family of a domestic violence shooting victim.

2 hours ago

Hammond garage destroyed by fire

HAMMOND | An attached garage on a home in Hammond was destroyed by fire Wednesday night, fire officials said.

13 hours ago

Hammond council debates firefighters contract proposal

HAMMOND | Debate over firefighters' seniority days began in the Hammond City Council chambers Monday, but discussion was tabled for a future meeting.

April 14, 2014 10:15 pm
Neighbor rescues Hammond woman from burning home

Neighbor rescues Hammond woman from burning home

HAMMOND | Fire officials are calling a Hammond man a hero after he rescued his neighbor from her burning home Wednesday morning.

March 26, 2014 2:05 pm

Dust buildup likely a factor in small fire at Hammond facility

HAMMOND | Dirty filters and dust likely helped start a fire Tuesday at the Niagara LaSalle Corp. facility in the 1400 block of 150th Street, Hammond fire officials said. 

February 25, 2014 8:00 pm

Hammond resident displaced after apartment complex fire

HAMMOND | One person was displaced following a fire at an apartment complex for senior citizens, Hammond fire officials said. 

February 25, 2014 7:57 pm

Hammond firefighters vote to accept contract

HAMMOND | Hammond Firefighters Local 556 voted to accept a new contract offered by the city, although many of them are describing it as disappointing, union President Ed Lomeli said.

February 09, 2014 6:30 pm

Woman rescued from burning Hammond home

HAMMOND | Hammond firefighters rescued a woman from her burning home early Friday.

January 31, 2014 11:30 am
Hammond agencies investigate fatal fire

Hammond agencies investigate fatal fire

HAMMOND | Hammond's Fire, Police and Code Enforcement departments are teaming up to investigate the fire last week at 644 Sibley St. that killed three children.

January 14, 2014 6:00 pm

Children injured in deadly Hammond house fire released from hospital

HAMMOND | Two children were released from a hospital Saturday after being treated for injuries they suffered last week in a Hammond house fire that killed three of their young siblings.

January 12, 2014 8:30 pm
Official: Inspection might have prevented tragic Hammond fire

Official: Inspection might have prevented tragic Hammond fire

HAMMOND | Had city officials been given an opportunity to inspect the rental house at 644 Sibley St. prior to the fatal fire Wednesday night, the residence likely would have been declared uninhabitable.

January 10, 2014 9:36 pm Photos

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Three young children killed in Hammond fire

Three young children killed in Hammond fire

HAMMOND | Space heaters being used in a home without heat are believed to have caused a Wednesday night house fire that killed three young children, officials said.

January 09, 2014 6:53 pm Video Photos

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Midwestern Steel Fabricators destroyed by fire

Midwestern Steel Fabricators destroyed by fire

HAMMOND | Midwestern Steel Fabricators was destroyed by a stubborn fire Monday night that had firefighters at the scene putting out hot spots some 12 hours later.

December 17, 2013 8:12 am
Family of five rescued from fire

Family of five rescued from fire

HAMMOND | A Hammond family of five awoke late Saturday to a fire in their apartment.

October 06, 2013 8:15 pm

Fire damages storage area at Hammond bar and grill

HAMMOND | A fire in a a rear storage area damaged a Hohman Avenue bar and grill early Thursday.

August 29, 2013 8:50 pm

Fire displaces family, damages Hammond home; no injuries

HAMMOND | Two people were displaced after a fire Monday afternoon damage a home at 4937 Cedar Ave., officials said.

August 26, 2013 8:10 pm

Bystanders perform CPR on fallen Leon's Triathlon athlete

HAMMOND | A man collapsed and stopped breathing shortly after completing Leon's Triathlon Sunday at Wolf Lake Park.

June 02, 2013 8:27 pm

Hammond officials investigating blaze at business in area hit by arsons

HAMMOND | Hammond fire investigators are probing a blaze at a used car lot early Friday in a neighborhood plagued by a series of arsons.

May 17, 2013 6:30 pm
Man injured in Hammond house fire dies

Man injured in Hammond house fire dies

HAMMOND | A Hammond man injured in a house fire in the 4300 block of Torrence Avenue died late Saturday, officials said.

May 05, 2013 7:45 pm

Hammond Fire Department to hire six new firefighters

HAMMOND | The Hammond Fire Department is planning to hire six new firefighters by the end of the year.

April 25, 2013 6:30 pm
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