Portage Fire Department
PORTAGE | The Portage Fire Department recently received four grants that have allowed it to purchase equipment and firefighter safety gear.
PORTAGE | Portage Fire Department has become the county's guinea pig of sorts.
PORTAGE | Officials are investigating the cause of a fire Monday that damaged a home at 5228 Terry Ave. in Portage.
PORTAGE | The Portage Fire Department will again this year team with J.J.'s Pizza to check for smoke detectors in homes.
PORTAGE | The Portage Fire Department will be passing out more than 3,000 glow sticks on Halloween, purchased through donations made from IAFF Firefighters Local 3151 and Porter Regional Hospital.
PORTAGE | Portage firefighters responded to a house fire just before 7 a.m. at 2890 Glenwood St. Friday morning.
PORTAGE | The Portage Fire Department will host its annual open house from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday at Fire Station No. 1, 3401 Swanson Road.
PORTAGE | When Haley Lawrence smelled smoke coming from the basement of her home Wednesday night, she knew what to do.
PORTAGE | Pets rescued from house fires will have a better chance for survival here thanks to a local veterinarian.
PORTAGE | Myers Elementary School children and staff invited the Portage Fire and Police Departments over for a Sept. 11 Pinwheel for Peace Ceremony.
PORTAGE | The Portage Fire Department will host two different American Heart Association cardiopulmonary resuscitation classes in September.
PORTAGE | Santini's Pepper Pot Pizza, in the 3200 block of Willowcreek Road, was heavily damaged during a fire early Wednesday.
PORTAGE | Firefighters from Portage and U.S. Steel battled a small fire in a crane at U.S. Steel's Midwest Plant in Portage Tuesday night.
PORTAGE | A man was rescued Saturday after his kayak sank in Lake Michigan near the Port of Indiana, officials said.
PORTAGE | Five people went to Porter Regional Hospital on Wednesday morning after a three-car crash on U.S. 20 near Salt Creek Road.
PORTAGE | Patch collectors wishing to purchase any of Portage Fire Department's company logo patches may do so for $5 each by stopping by PFD headquarters, 3401 Swanson Road, or by sending the fee to PFD and the patches will be mailed to purchasers.
PORTAGE | Hannah Brown, 15, watched as safety officials described the difference between a drowning as portrayed by Hollywood on television, and what a real drowning looks like, all the while envisioning horrible scenes from last summer when one of her closest friends drowned in the waters o…
PORTAGE | The Fire Department, with support from Portage Firefighters Local 3151, Portage Kiwanis and Porter Regional Hospital will host a bicycle safety day to promote bicycle and general safety from 9 a.m. to noon June 29 at the east parking lot of Willowcreek Middle School, 5962 Central Ave.
PORTAGE | The Portage Fire Department is investigating a fire early Wednesday that destroyed a mobile home.
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