Firefighters responded to a house fire in the 8500 E. block of 75 N. in Starke County around 5 p.m. Tuesday evening.Continue reading
Firefighters with the Bass Lake-California Township Fire Department responded to a house fire in the 10,000 E. block of 900 South just after midnight on Tuesday.
Firefighters responded to the call of a house fire in the 11,000 E. block of 150 S. on Monday.
A La Porte County home was destroyed by a fire early Thursday morning.
Firefighters from the Scipio Township and Kingsbury Volunteer Fire Departments, and La Porte County Sheriff’s deputies arrived at 3251 S. Long Lane around 4 a.m. CT where they found the structure engulfed in flames.
Firefighters from the North Judson-Wayne Township Fire Department battled a house fire Thursday night.
According to Fire Chief Joe Leszek, they arrived at the scene just after 5:30 p.m. CT at 7756 N. 750 W. in Pulaski County. The house was completely engulfed when they arrived with three tanker trucks, an engine truck and a brush truck. They cleared the scene just after 8 p.m.
The LaPorte County Sheriff’s Office has released the name of the man killed in a LaPorte house fire Thursday morning. Charles Mares, 67, is believed to have died of smoke inhalation, according to LaPorte County Coroner Bob Cutler.
A morning house fire near Wanatah led to extensive smoke and fire damage in the structure’s attic.
A house fire last week in Knox appears to have been set deliberately. That’s according to an investigation by the State Fire Marshal’s Office and the Starke County Sheriff’s Department. Continue reading
The cause of two house fires on Prairie Street in Medaryville in the early morning hours on July 2 remains under investigation.
Medaryville Fire Chief Shaun Hauptli explained that firefighters saw a two-story house owned by Danny Clark fully engulfed when en route to the fire station. When firefighters arrived at the scene, they found a home next door on fire which is owned by Randy Franscoviak.
A fire consumed the home of Elizabeth Sallee at 1520 E. 100 S. in Knox last night.
When firefighters arrived at the home shortly before 10:00 p.m. last night, the fire was fully engulfed at the east end of the home. High winds caused the fire to spread quickly throughout the structure and soon it was fully engulfed. Elizabeth Sallee was not home at the time of the fire, but her daughter and two-year-old son escaped the home without injury.
Indiana State Fire Marshal, Fred Sumpter, told WKVI Tuesday that the investigation into the cause of a house fire in Washington Township early Monday morning has been postponed. He cited weather conditions and the integrity of the structure as reasons for the postponement. The investigation will continue as soon as the weather clears.