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Whiting Fire Department

Fire destroys couple's Whiting home

Fire destroys couple's Whiting home

WHITING | Subzero temperatures Tuesday morning hampered firefighters' efforts to battle a blaze at a home in Whiting.

January 07, 2014 6:36 pm Photos

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Fire destroys couple's Whiting home

Fire destroys couple's Whiting home

Assistant Fire Chief Arturo Vazquez battles a house fire Tuesday morning in below zero temperatures at 1938 Indianapolis Boulevard in Whiting. According to the Whiting police chief, no one was injured.

January 07, 2014 6:12 pm
Fire destroys couple's Whiting home

Fire destroys couple's Whiting home

Martina Mirelez, right, and her daughter Marissa Mirelez comfort one another at a warming center Tuesday while talking about a fire that destroyed Martina Mirelez's home in Whiting.

January 07, 2014 6:12 pm
Fire destroys couple's Whiting home

Fire destroys couple's Whiting home

A firefighter works at the scene of a house fire Tuesday morning in Whiting. No one was injured in the fire.

January 07, 2014 12:19 pm
Fire destroys couple's Whiting home

Fire destroys couple's Whiting home

East Chicago Assistant Fire Chief Arturo Vazquez battles a house fire in Whiting on Tuesday morning in subzero temperatures.

January 07, 2014 12:19 pm
Fire destroys couple's Whiting home

Fire destroys couple's Whiting home

Smoke rises from a home in Whiting on Tuesday as firefighters work to extinguish the blaze.

January 07, 2014 12:19 pm
Fire destroys couple's Whiting home

Fire destroys couple's Whiting home

A Whiting firefighter is covered in ice while battling a blaze Tuesday morning at 1938 Indianapolis Blvd.

January 07, 2014 12:18 pm
Fire destroys couple's Whiting home

Fire destroys couple's Whiting home

Ice forms on a fire hose Tuesday morning as a firefighter helps battle a blaze in the 1900 block of Indianapolis Boulevard in Whiting.

January 07, 2014 12:18 pm
Fire destroys couple's Whiting home

Fire destroys couple's Whiting home

Whiting and East Chicago firefighters work to extinguish a fire at a home in the 1900 block of Indianapolis Boulevard in Whiting.

January 07, 2014 12:18 pm
Fire destroys couple's Whiting home

Fire destroys couple's Whiting home

Flames shoot from a house at 1938 Indianapolis Blvd. in Whiting on Tuesday morning. The water firefighters sprayed quickly froze on the house, adjacent trees, fire hoses and their uniforms.

January 07, 2014 12:18 pm
Fire destroys couple's Whiting home

Fire destroys couple's Whiting home

Ice covers a fire hose Tuesday morning as firefighters work a blaze in the 1900 block of Indianapolis Boulevard in Whiting.

January 07, 2014 12:19 pm
Fire destroys couple's Whiting home

Fire destroys couple's Whiting home

Whiting and East Chicago firefighters spray water on a home in the 1900 block of Indianapolis Boulevard in Whiting on Tuesday morning. The home appeared to be a total loss.

January 07, 2014 12:18 pm

Cause still undetermined in downtown Whiting fire

WHITING | The cause of the fire that destroyed a building on 119th Street in downtown Whiting is still undetermined, the city's fire chief said.

January 31, 2013 7:00 pm

2 Whiting businesses face cleanup after weekend fire

WHITING | Two businesses to the east of the building that caught fire Sunday in downtown Whiting are temporarily closed for cleanup after sustaining smoke and water damage.

January 22, 2013 6:00 pm
Whiting firefighters work to contain hot spots in downtown building

Whiting firefighters work to contain hot spots in downtown building

WHITING | Firefighters worked to eliminate hot spots Monday in a downtown Whiting building that caught fire Sunday night, displacing residents and closing a portion of 119th Street.

January 21, 2013 6:00 pm Photos

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New radios enhance communications

New radios enhance communications

WHITING | The Whiting Fire Department recently received a $23,616 Federal Emergency Management Agency grant to purchase 20 portable P25 digital radios.

December 06, 2012 12:00 am

Whiting firefighters receive FEMA grant for new radios

WHITING | The Whiting Fire Department has received a federal grant to buy 20 portable radios.

November 18, 2012 12:05 am
Whiting announces Fire Prevention Week coloring contest winners

Whiting announces Fire Prevention Week coloring contest winners

WHITING | The Whiting Fire Department, in conjunction with the School City of Whiting, sponsored a poster contest for Third and Fourth graders, and an Essay contest for Fifth Graders to promote Fire Prevention Week.

October 25, 2012 5:25 pm
Whiting Fire Department begins hydrant testing

Whiting Fire Department begins hydrant testing

WHITING | The Whiting Fire Department will begin testing fire hydrants on Sunday Evening, September 9, 2012. Testing will continue Monday, September 10, 2012 through Sunday, September 16, 2012, between the hours of 10 AM and 5 PM.

September 07, 2012 12:22 pm
Whiting firefighters honored for saving woman's life

Whiting firefighters honored for saving woman's life

St. Catherine Hospital staff and physicians recently recognized Whiting firefighter/paramedics Dan Banik and Tim Golubic at a breakfast celebrating the accreditation of the hopital's chest pain center.

September 02, 2010 12:00 am
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