Several fire departments responded to a fire in Downtown Winamac Saturday morning. Dispatchers with the Pulaski County Sheriff’s Department say the fire at 109 South Logan Street was reported shortly before 9:00 a.m. Continue reading
The Town of Culver has some new plans for operating its emergency alert sirens.
During Tuesday night’s Culver Town Council meeting, a debate re-emerged over the use of emergency sirens to alert the community to tornadoes, fire calls, and other testing, but the way in which those sirens are employed has created competing interests.
The Pulaski County Coroner’s Office has identified the man who died in a June 9th Francesville house fire.
A fire near Union Mills on Wednesday has destroyed the operating location of a carpentry business.
According to Noble Township Volunteer Fire Department Chief John Homan, the fire started around 6:45 a.m. in the 900 block of East 2nd Street in Union Mills. A trailer – which houses the tools and supplies of an area carpenter began smoking.
Hotspots continued to be battled Monday morning after a major fire in Winamac over the weekend.
Firefighters were called to a business in Winamac after a report of a fire on Sunday.
According to officials with the Pulaski County Sheriff’s Department, Jenkins Service and Tire Sales, located in the 400 block of North Monticello Street, is the site of the blaze.
A restaurant in Medaryville called the local fire department after some material in the kitchen caught fire.
The Culver Town Council will be introducing an ordinance to better manage false fire alarms.
Tonight’s meeting – which was moved from Tuesday to Monday this week – will see an ordinance considered and discussed about controlling the number of false fire alarms.
During Monday morning’s Starke County Election Board meeting, the request was reviewed. The Election Board says that although Hamlet has already voted on the move, the change must also be approved at the County level.
It took firefighters from multiple agencies about 10 hours to extinguish flames and contain hotspots in the rubble. Responders were able to leave the scene around 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday evening.
Firefighters continued to battle flames on Wednesday afternoon that resulted from a morning fire in Winamac.
The Winamac Eagles Post #2580, located in the 600 block of West 11th Street, caught fire around 8:25 a.m. EDT. The cause of the blaze is still under investigation, but three State Fire Marshal’s were called to the scene to investigate.
A mobile home was heavily damaged following a Thursday morning fire in Pulaski County.
The Winamac Volunteer Fire Department responded to the call around 5:22 a.m. in the area of 3200 North and 300 West in Ripley. Once on scene, firefighters noticed the south end of the mobile home was engulfed.
A rural LaPorte County fire station is missing some equipment following a burglary.
The incident occurred at Coolspring Township Station #2 – that’s located on Shebel Road near County Road 100 North. LaPorte County Sheriff’s investigators say the fire station is unmanned and in a remote location.
Crews battled an early morning structure fire near Medaryville on Saturday that authorities believe resulted from an explosion.
It didn’t take long for emergency responders to arrive to the scene of an explosion on Thursday morning in La Crosse.
The 911 Center in La Porte County received a call of an explosion just before 9:00 a.m. An Indiana State Trooper was in the area and heard the explosion before arriving on scene.
A member of the Bass Lake Volunteer Fire Department remembers when training used to be the “on the job.”
A few years have passed for 75-year-old Roger Prybel – who has served for 50 years with the Bass Lake volunteers. He was recently honored for his longevity in service by the Indiana Volunteer Firefighter Association in Indianapolis.
The Knox Center Township Fire Department is reminding residents to follow a few key rules when operating a space heater this winter.
The devices use electricity to help warm various spaces in homes, typically during colder months. Keeping the device too close to flammable household items can result in structure fires or other damage.