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Valparaiso Fire Department trains for high school sports injuries

VALPARAISO | We've all seen the firetrucks and ambulances sit on the sidelines at high school football games.

August 12, 2014 12:00 am
Bathroom fan sparks a fire on Kellee Lane

Bathroom fan sparks a fire on Kellee Lane

VALPARAISO | A bathroom ceiling span sparked a small fire at 4905 Kellee Lane late Friday morning. 

August 09, 2014 12:00 am
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The Valparaiso Fire Department conducts a training exercise with a Turbo Draft device that removes water from a pond or lake at the Rodgers-Lakewood Park in Valparaiso.

August 07, 2014 5:05 pm
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Valparaiso Fire Department Chief of Training John Kroll, left, and Firefighter Nick Kieta, center, check the gallons of water per minute they are getting by pulling water out of a pond with a Turbo Draft device at the Rodgers-Lakewood Park in Valparaiso.

August 07, 2014 5:05 pm
Valparaiso Fire Department checking out new equipment

Valparaiso Fire Department checking out new equipment

VALPARAISO | Fire trucks filed into Rogers Lakewood Park Thursday morning, but they weren't there to fight a fire.

August 07, 2014 2:45 pm Photos

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Fire destroys home at Valpo area nudist club

Fire destroys home at Valpo area nudist club

CENTER TOWNSHIP | Investigators were expected to return today to a home in the Lake O' The Woods Club nudist colony that was destroyed by fire Saturday night.

August 03, 2014 5:28 pm Photos

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Serving up fire safety

Serving up fire safety

VALPARAISO | Smoke from the grill and the scent of burgers and hot dogs wafted through ValPLAYso Thursday during the annual Picnic with the Firemen. 

July 31, 2014 12:03 pm Photos

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Valparaiso firetruck catches fire on U.S. 30 at Ind. 2

Valparaiso firetruck catches fire on U.S. 30 at Ind. 2

VALPARAISO | A Valparaiso firetruck caught fire Thursday about 8:45 a.m at the intersection of U.S 30 and Ind. 2. 

June 12, 2014 5:15 pm Photos

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Valpo Fire Department to hold Child Safety Seat Clinic Saturday

VALPARAISO | The Valparaiso Fire Department is hosting a Child Safety Seat Clinic on Saturday, May 17, 2014 from 8:30 a.m. until 1:30 p.m. The clinic will be held at the Valparaiso Fire Department Station 2, 2605 Cumberland Dr., Valparaiso. If you would like your child’s car seat installed; …

May 14, 2014 3:11 pm

Valpo Firefighters Local 1124 plant sale begins today

VALPARAISO | Valparaiso Firefighters Local 1124 will hold a spring plant and flower sale today through Saturday at the Local 1124 Conference & Training Center, 355 W. Evans Ave.

May 08, 2014 12:00 am
Fire destroys Valparaiso pharmacy

Fire destroys Valparaiso pharmacy

VALPARAISO | A fire late Saturday destroyed a Fagen Pharmacy for the second time in less than a year. 

January 26, 2014 8:15 pm Photos

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Kouts teen scores a save at basketball game

Kouts teen scores a save at basketball game

KOUTS | The lessons he learned in his EMT class came in handy for Spencer Finney during a basketball game at Kouts High School.

December 03, 2012 5:30 pm

Hospital transfer taps multiple agencies

VALPARAISO | From transporting patients to restricting roads, more than a dozen agencies will have a hand Saturday in the move from Porter hospital to the new Porter Regional Hospital, about 8 miles away.

August 22, 2012 6:30 pm
Center Twp. fire house named for longtime trustee

Center Twp. fire house named for longtime trustee

CENTER TOWNSHIP | The Valparaiso Fire Department's west side fire station was named Wednesday in honor of the longtime township trustee who helped make it a reality.

May 23, 2012 8:15 pm Photos

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Buildings earn community improvement honors

Buildings earn community improvement honors

VALPARAISO | Martin Binder Jewelers and Valparaiso University's Heritage Hall were double winners at Wednesday's 44th Annual Greater Valparaiso Community Improvement Awards.

July 06, 2011 2:44 pm Photos

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Valpo firefighters ministered to parishioner's need at church

Someone had a medical emergency while sitting in one of our morning worship services.

July 05, 2011 12:00 am
Valpo firefighter picked as national calendar model

Valpo firefighter picked as national calendar model

VALPARAISO | Ever since she heard a fire prevention talk in fourth grade, Stephanie Hart has wanted to be a firefighter/paramedic. It took longer to decide to be a calendar model.

June 20, 2011 12:00 am Related

EDITORIAL: Revisit Valpo's ethics ordinance

The Valparaiso Ethics Commission compounded the ethical conundrum facing the Valparaiso Fire Department by ruling Chief David Nondorf cannot remain chief now that his son has been hired by the department. That ruling should be put on hold and the ethics ordinance fixed.

March 29, 2011 2:01 pm
nwi.com Political Roundtable - Part 2

nwi.com Political Roundtable - Part 2

The Times' Mark Kiesling, Doug Ross and Robert Blaszkiewicz discuss the impact of Valparaiso's ethics policy on the fire department.

March 25, 2011 4:35 pm
GUEST COMMENTARY: In March, we honor amazing Valparaiso women

GUEST COMMENTARY: In March, we honor amazing Valparaiso women

We look forward to March for the hints of spring it brings. We're reminded that there's still green grass under that snow, and we're reminded of how far we have come during Women's History Month.

March 09, 2011 12:00 am Photos

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