Merrillville firefighters arrived in the neighborhood to find a two-story house with heavy flames coming from the roof of an attached garage.
In addition to Merrillville firefighters, crews from Lake Hills, Lake Ridge, Hobart, New Chicago, Crown Point, Lakes of the Four Seasons and St. John responded to provide aid.
Medics at the scene gave the dog oxygen treatments and were able to revive her.
The family escaped the fire by the time responders arrived, but the dogs were still inside.
The motorcyclist, whose current condition is unknown, suffered head trauma and multiple broken bones, Merrillville Fire Chief Ed Yerga said.
Town officials selected the 73rd Avenue firehouse as the ideal spot for a baby box because it’s Merrillville’s only fire station that’s staffed 24 hours each day.
Merrillville fire officials are investigating the cause of a fire that spread to eight vehicle at an apartment complex early Tuesday.
A man who died in an RV fire parked outside his home was self-isolating from his family after recently traveling amid the COVID-19 outbreak, authorities said.
MERRILLVILLE — Fire officials returned to the site of Wednesday's fire that ravaged a warehouse to begin determining its cause.
Three firefighters were injured and 12 families displaced after a fire broke out at the Merrillville Terrace Apartments Sunday night.
MERRILLVILLE — Twenty families were displaced after a fire early Thursday trapped multiple people on balconies of an apartment building.
MERRILLVILLE — The westbound lanes of U.S. 30 remained shut down Wednesday afternoon, but were expected to reopen later today after a spill of…
Local volunteer fire departments are putting out their own calls for assistance as more personnel is needed to help respond to burning buildin…
MERRILLVILLE — For the second time, a building at 24 W. 73rd Ave. will be used by the Merrillville Fire Department.
MERRILLVILLE — Investigators determined a refrigerated trailer is to blame for a large fire that destroyed much of the Dairy Rich Ice Cream bu…
MERRILLVILLE — The Merrillville Fire Department added a crew member Tuesday night for a special mission.
MERRILLVILLE — Firefighters are investigating the cause of a fire at an abandoned home late Wednesday, Fire Chief Ed Yerga said.
MERRILLVILLE | The Merrillville Fire Department wasn’t dispatched following a recent burglary at the Impact Christian Church, but firefighters…
MERRILLVILLE | Efforts continue to extend sanitary sewer service to an interior area of the Southmoor Park subdivision.
MERRILLVILLE | The Ross Township trustee’s office and the Merrillville Fire Department are planning to switch locations.
MERRILLVILLE | Santa didn’t need a sleigh as he delivered some early Christmas presents Tuesday night in Merrillville.