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House Fire

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
Union Township fire under investigation

Union Township fire under investigation

UNION TOWNSHIP | An early morning fire that destroyed a bi-level house, garage, shed and vehicle at 772 W. County Road 50 North remains under investigation by several agencies, according to Union Township Fire Chief Tim Beach.

June 17, 2014 11:10 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

Firefighters battle blaze that destroys Lynwood home

LYNWOOD | A fire Monday afternoon damaged a house in the 20100 block of Driftwood Avenue, officials said. 

March 10, 2014 7:45 pm
Fire damages Valparaiso home

Fire damages Valparaiso home

Valparaiso fire trucks line Whippoorwill Road Tuesday afternoon.

February 18, 2014 6:04 pm
Fire damages Valparaiso home

Fire damages Valparaiso home

Valparaiso firefighters respond to a house fire Tuesday in the 1400 block of Whippoorwill Road. The fire caused extensive damage to one side of the upper level.

February 18, 2014 6:07 pm
Fire damages Valparaiso home

Fire damages Valparaiso home

Valparaiso firefighters respond to a house fire Tuesday in the 1400 block of Whippoorwill Road.

February 18, 2014 6:04 pm

Space heater may be cause of fire at Hammond house

HAMMOND | Hammond firefighters are investigating a fire that caused extensive damage Saturday at a home in the 1100 block of Drackert Street.

January 18, 2014 10:00 pm

Community helps Whiting couple get back on their feet

WHITING | Martina Mirelez is ready to get her life back.   

January 16, 2014 6:00 pm

Whiting home destroyed by fire

WHITING | A Whiting home was destroyed by fire early Monday morning, fire officials said.

November 25, 2013 10:00 pm
Dogs spared from Lake Station house fire

Dogs spared from Lake Station house fire

LAKE STATION | About 14 dogs were rescued Sunday night from a garage fire in the 2800 block of Clay Street. 

November 24, 2013 9:15 pm Photos

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One minor injury in Valpo house fire

One minor injury in Valpo house fire

VALPARAISO | One person suffered minor burns Wednesday morning when a debris fire spread to an unoccupied house near U.S. 30.

October 23, 2013 12:32 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
Fire damages Kouts home

Fire damages Kouts home

Firefighters prepare to enter a home on East County Road 850 South in Kouts after getting a fire under control. No one was home when the fire started, and it is suspected to have originated in basement, officials said.

June 26, 2013 1:31 pm
Fire damages Kouts home

Fire damages Kouts home

Firefighters battle a blaze Wednesday at a home on East County Road 850 South in Kouts. The flames caused the roof to cave in.

June 26, 2013 1:31 pm

Hobart man killed in house fire early Sunday

HOBART | A Hobart man was killed in a fire at his residence Sunday morning.

May 26, 2013 2:15 pm

Cause of fatal Hammond house fire still undetermined

HAMMOND | The cause of a fatal house fire over the weekend in the 4300 block of Torrence Avenue remained undetermined Monday, officials said.

May 06, 2013 5:25 pm

3 airlifted after Hammond house fire

HAMMOND | Three people were airlifted following a house fire Saturday in the 4300 block of Torrence Avenue.

May 04, 2013 10:00 pm

Police: Man injured in Lake Dale blaze

CEDAR CREEK TOWNSHIP | Lake County police responding Thursday to a fire that leveled a home near Lake Dalecarlia discovered an injured man, who was airlifted to Loyola University Medical Center.

April 05, 2013 6:15 pm

Man displaced in Hammond kitchen fire

HAMMOND | A man was displaced Wednesday after a kitchen fire damaged his two-story house on the 4500 block of Towle Avenue in Hammond.

March 13, 2013 8:30 pm
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