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Lake Station Fire Department offers smoke alarms for deaf

LAKE STATION | The Lake Station Fire Department has approximately 240 smoke alarms for the deaf/hard of hearing.

December 03, 2013 12:05 am
Fire Safety for Your Family

Fire Safety for Your Family

For 25 years, Energizer and the IAFC have been spreading the life-saving reminder to change the batteries in your smoke alarms and carbon monoxide detectors when you change your clocks for the end of daylight saving time.

January 25, 2013 12:00 am Photos


Lake Station Fire Department offering smoke alarms for deaf/hard of hearing

LAKE STATION | The Lake Station Fire Department has approximately 240 smoke alarms left for the deaf and hard of hearing.

November 07, 2012 8:00 pm

Portage Fire Department hosts smoke detector blitz

PORTAGE | The Portage Fire Department and J&J's Pizza Shack will hold a third annual smoke detector blitz from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday.

November 01, 2012 12:00 am

Residents reminded to change batteries in smoke detectors

HOBART | Hobart Assistant Fire Chief Jim Jaracz is reminding everyone to change their smoke alarm batteries.

March 10, 2012 12:00 am

Portage Fire Department holds smoke detector blitz Saturday

PORTAGE | The second annual Portage Fire Department/J&J's Pizza Smoke Detector Blitz will be held Saturday from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m.

November 03, 2011 12:00 am

Candle sparked fatal Hobart fire, investigator says

HOBART | A lit candle is the apparent cause of the Jan. 28 house fire that claimed the life of a 76-year-old woman, said Hobart fire investigator Jim Jaracz.

February 02, 2011 12:00 am

Smoke detector credited with saving LaPorte County family

A smoke detector is credited with saving the lives of a Springville family who escaped their burning house.

January 26, 2011 12:00 am
Fires spark call for inspections in Hobart

Fires spark call for inspections in Hobart

HOBART | Given the high number of apartment fires last year, prevention tops the New Year's resolution list for Fire Chief Brian Taylor and other fire officials.

January 04, 2011 5:30 pm
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