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Whiting Fire Department

Whiting Fire Department announces contest winners

Whiting Fire Department announces contest winners

WHITING | The Whiting Fire Department, in conjunction with the School City of Whiting's Nathan Hale School, sponsored a poster contest for third and fourth grade students as well as an essay contest for fifth-graders to promote Fire Prevention Week.

October 09, 2014 4:29 pm
Whiting welcomes new firefighters

Whiting welcomes new firefighters

WHITING | The City of Whiting welcomed three new firefighters this month at the Board of Public Works and Safety meeting.

August 28, 2014 12:00 am
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
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