The Indiana State Fire Marshal’s Office issued a determination in a fire that destroyed the City Tavern Building at 415 Lakeshore Drive in Culver on Wednesday, Oct. 9.Continue reading
A fire that occurred at a home in Knox Wednesday was investigated by the Indiana State Fire Marshal’s Office on Thursday morning.Continue reading
Officials from the Indiana State Fire Marshal’s Office are still collecting evidence in the fire that destroyed the former City Tavern building in Culver.Continue reading
A Kouts man has been sentenced to seven-and-a-half years in prison for charges stemming from a series of arson fires at a mobile home park near North Judson. Michael Thomas, 42, was recently sentenced in U.S. District Court, according to U.S. Attorney Thomas Kirsch. A jury found him guilty of mail fraud almost a year ago.Continue reading
A structure fire east of Knox Thursday afternoon remains under investigation by the Indiana State Fire Marshal’s Office. Washington Township Fire Chief Stuart Short says crews were called to the 700 block of East County Road 200 North around 2:40 p.m. and remained on the scene for about an hour.Continue reading
The Pulaski County Sheriff’s Department, Pulaski County Coroner’s Office and state officials continue to investigate a fatal house fire that occurred at a home in the 5,000 E. block of 250 S. in Kewanna last week.Continue reading
An investigator with the Indiana State Fire Marshal’s Office determined that the cause of a fire at a Knox home was accidental.Continue reading
The Knox-Center Township Fire Department quickly extinguished a house fire early Friday morning.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.
The identity of a body found following a vehicle fire in rural Grovertown on Aug. 8 has been released.
Firefighters from the Winamac Fire Department were called to a fire in an apartment at 109 East Pearl Street Wednesday afternoon.
A house fire in rural Medaryville has claimed a life. The Pulaski County Sheriff’s Office says it happened Monday afternoon around 2:30, in the 9000 block of County Road 300 North. When Medaryville firefighters arrived, they reportedly found a deceased victim inside the home. The victim’s name has not yet been released. The Sheriff’s Office is helping with the investigation.
The La Porte County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a residential structure fire that resulted in one fatality which occurred mid-morning on Tuesday, May 1st. Continue reading
As the holiday season continues, Hoosiers are reminded to keep an eye on the live Christmas trees in their homes. The average Christmas tree lasts for about a month after purchase, before it begins to dry out and become a fire hazard, according to the Indiana State Fire Marshal’s Office. When a tree’s needles drop, it’s time to remove it.
The City of Knox has seen a spike in arson cases in the past month. “We’ve had three set fires in the City of Knox in a matter of a two-week period, ranging from, I believe, April 27 to May 10,” says Fire Chief Kenny Pfost. Continue reading
Work continues to make the Pulaski County Courthouse more accessible to those with disabilities. Specifically, maintenance workers have been making updates to the basement restrooms. Continue reading
The cause of Saturday’s fire that destroyed a downtown Winamac building and heavily damaged two other structures is officially undetermined. Fire Chief Brian Guzman contacted investigator from the Indiana State Fire Marshal’s Office to look into the cause and origin of the blaze. Continue reading
Make sure your live Christmas tree has plenty of water. That’s one of several pieces of advice from Indiana State Fire Marshal’s Office to ensure the most wonderful time of the year stays that way. Continue reading
One of the men injured in last month’s gain elevator explosion in Francesville has died as a result of his injuries. Timothy Reidelbach, 57, of Winamac died Monday morning at St. Joseph Hospital in Fort Wayne. Continue reading