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Driver rescued from Salt Creek

Driver rescued from Salt Creek

Workers on Monday lift a car out of Salt Creek and back onto Interstate 94. The car went off Interstate 94 and landed in the creek.

April 14, 2014 5:15 pm
Driver rescued from Salt Creek

Driver rescued from Salt Creek

Members of the Portage Fire Department Dive Team pull a car out of Salt Creek on Monday afternoon. The car went off Interstate 94 and landed in the creek.

April 14, 2014 5:12 pm
Driver rescued from Salt Creek

Driver rescued from Salt Creek

Members of the Portage Fire Department Dive Team pull a car out of Salt Creek Monday afternoon. The car went off Interstate 94 and landed in the creek.

April 14, 2014 4:45 pm
Portage home destroyed in fire

Portage home destroyed in fire

Firefighters from several department battled a fire Tuesday at a home on Ind. 149, just north of Lenburg Road. The home's residents escaped safely. The home was considered a total loss.

January 28, 2014 12:10 pm
Fire damages duplex

Fire damages duplex

Portage firefighters respond to a house fire Thursday afternoon in the 5400 block of Aspen where smoke was showing from a brick duplex.

December 12, 2013 3:40 pm
Student credited for helping save family from fire

Student credited for helping save family from fire

Haley Lawrence, a fifth-grader at Aylesworth Elementary School, received the Young Hero's Award on Thursday for her quick action Wednesday night when the dryer in home. Division Chief Chris Kender, left, and Assistant Chief Joe Calhoun presented Haley with the award.

September 19, 2013 2:51 pm
Aylesworth student credited for quick thinking in reporting fire

Aylesworth student credited for quick thinking in reporting fire

Haley Lawrence, holding a certificate, was presented with the Portage Fire Department's Young Hero's Award on Thursday during lunchtime at Aylesworth Elementary School. Haley stands with her family. She called 911 and got her family out of her home when she smelled smoke in the basement Wedn…

September 19, 2013 2:38 pm
Pinwheels for Peace

Pinwheels for Peace

Myers Elementary students and Portage firefighters placed pinwheels for peace around the school in remembrance of the Sept. 11 attacks.

September 11, 2013 5:13 pm
Pinwheels for Peace

Pinwheels for Peace

Myers Elementary students and Portage firefighters placed pinwheels for peace around the school in remembrance of the Sept. 11 attacks.

September 11, 2013 5:12 pm
Pinwheels for Peace

Pinwheels for Peace

Myers Elementary students and Portage firefighters hold up pinwheels for peace on Wednesday at the school.

September 11, 2013 5:09 pm
Pinwheels for Peace

Pinwheels for Peace

Myers Elementary students and Portage firefighters placed pinwheels for peace around the school in remembrance of the Sept. 11 attacks.

September 11, 2013 5:11 pm
Pinwheels for Peace

Pinwheels for Peace

Myers Elementary students and Portage firefighters placed pinwheels for peace around the school in remembrance of the Sept. 11 attacks.

September 11, 2013 5:07 pm
Santini's Pizza restaurant in Portage damaged in early morning fire

Santini's Pizza restaurant in Portage damaged in early morning fire

Portage Fire Department responded to a fire at Santini's Pepper Pot Pizza, 3287 Willowcreek Road, about 4 a.m. Wednesday. The business sustained heavy fire and smoke damage. Fire officials continue to investigate the cause of the fire.

August 28, 2013 10:03 am
Five taken to hospital after three-car crash in Portage

Five taken to hospital after three-car crash in Portage

Portage firefighters work to extricate a man after a three-car crash Wednesday morning on U.S. 20 near Salt Creek Road.

June 26, 2013 12:00 am
Five taken to hospital after three-car crash in Portage

Five taken to hospital after three-car crash in Portage

Portage firefighters worked about a half hour Wednesday morning to extricate a man from his pickup truck after a crash on U.S. 20 near Salt Creek Road.

June 26, 2013 12:00 am
Two hospitalized following Tuesday wreck

Two hospitalized following Tuesday wreck

Portage firefighters work at a crash Tuesday morning which sent two people to local hospitals in stable condition. The wreck happened at Ind. 249 and AmeriPlex Drive and involved a semi-truck and pick-up truck. The driver of the pick-up truck had to be extricated from his vehicle. No additio…

March 19, 2013 3:30 pm
Man extricated from equipment

Man extricated from equipment

Firefighters and EMTs work extricate a man whose arm was stuck in a conveyor belt at Frick Services in Portage.

February 01, 2013 12:53 pm
Man extricated from equipment

Man extricated from equipment

A Medflight helicopter lands Friday near the Port of Indiana in Portage to transport a man whose arm was caught in a conveyor belt at Frick Services.

February 01, 2013 12:51 pm

Portage fire station will host CPR training renewal class

All participants must have been previously certified in a health care provider course.

April 21, 2009 12:00 am
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