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Hobart woman injured in Portage crash on Wednesday

PORTAGE | A Hobart woman was airlifted Wednesday afternoon following a crash on Lute Road at the Prairie Duneland Trail.

July 10, 2014 8:19 am

Chicago boater's body recovered from lake near Central Beach

BEVERLY SHORES | The body of Chicago man who went missing in Lake Michigan in late May was recovered near Central Beach Thursday night.

June 27, 2014 6:35 am

Portage F.D. honors 2 with Medal of Valor

Portage | Two Portage firefighters received an honor Saturday that has been awarded only once before in the 15-year awards history of the Portage Fire Department.

June 14, 2014 1:20 pm

Woman arrested after striking 2 girls on mo-ped in Portage

PORTAGE | A Hobart woman was charged with three counts of driving while intoxicated after she allegedly struck a mo-ped with two girls aboard.

May 30, 2014 8:59 am

Portage Fire Department sponsoring annual Bike Rodeo

PORTAGE | The Portage fire Department will hold its annual Bicycle Rodeo and Safety Day to promote bicycle and general safety from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. May 17 in the east parking lot of Willowcreek Middle School, 5962 Central Avenue.

May 11, 2014 12:00 am
Groups work to get smoke detectors into homes

Groups work to get smoke detectors into homes

Smoke detectors save lives. Just ask any firefighter.

May 11, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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150-year-old Portage barn destroyed in fire

150-year-old Portage barn destroyed in fire

PORTAGE | The Portage Fire Department is investigating a Tuesday night fire that destroyed a 150-year-old barn.

May 07, 2014 2:45 pm
Mobile home destroyed in Sunday fire

Mobile home destroyed in Sunday fire

The Portage Fire Department is investigating the cause of an early morning fire Sunday that damaged a mobile home at 181 Coral Ave. in Oak Tree Village Mobile Home Park.

May 05, 2014 10:26 am

Portage Fire Department accepting applications

PORTAGE | The Portage fire Department is accepting applications for firefighters through May 14.

April 27, 2014 3:44 pm
Mobile home destroyed in fire

Mobile home destroyed in fire

PORTAGE | A mobile home was destroyed in a fire in Portage Wednesday morning.

April 23, 2014 11:44 am Photos

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Late-night apartment fire displaces Portage residents

PORTAGE | Fire officials are investigating a fire that damaged at least four apartments Wednesday night in the 5900 block of Wonderland Place. 

March 26, 2014 9:16 pm

Attic blaze causes minimal damage in Portage home

PORTAGE | The Portage Fire Department responded to a report of a residential fire about 7:45 Friday morning.

March 21, 2014 4:35 pm

Board approves Portage Fire Department vehicle purchases

PORTAGE | The Board of Works on Tuesday approved purchasing two vehicles for the Fire Department.

March 11, 2014 6:40 pm

Early morning fire sparked in oil pit at Portage warehouse

PORTAGE | Welding may have sparked fire in an industrial oil pit at a company at the Port of Indiana Thursday morning.

February 27, 2014 1:11 pm
Coast Guard, emergency crews practice ice rescue

Coast Guard, emergency crews practice ice rescue

The U.S. Coast Guard and fire departments from Chesterton, Portage and Porter combined forces to practice ice rescue techniques on Lake Michigan.

February 26, 2014 9:37 pm
New ambulance christened

New ambulance christened

PORTAGE | It's a time-honored tradition in the fire service to invite the community to stand beside firefighters and christen a new piece of equipment before putting it into service.

February 21, 2014 5:52 pm Photos

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Portage Fire Department will dedicate ambulance Friday

PORTAGE | The Portage Fire Department will host a wetting ceremony to place its newest rescue ambulance in service.

February 15, 2014 5:45 pm
Staff realignment top 2013 move for Portage Fire Department

Staff realignment top 2013 move for Portage Fire Department

PORTAGE | A change in department administration was the biggest move this year for the Portage Fire Department.

February 09, 2014 6:15 pm Related
Portage home destroyed in fire

Portage home destroyed in fire

PORTAGE | Firefighters from several departments battled a house fire on Ind. 149 on Tuesday morning.

January 28, 2014 11:50 am
Fire damages duplex in Portage; resident overcome by smoke

Fire damages duplex in Portage; resident overcome by smoke

PORTAGE | The Portage Fire Department is investigating a fire that began shortly before 3 p.m. Thursday at a duplex at 5492 Aspen.

December 12, 2013 6:28 pm Photos

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