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
A home west of Knox is a total loss following an early morning fire on Wednesday.Continue reading
Firefighters from four departments are on the scene of a fully engulfed structure fire. They were called to a residence on 50 S. west of Range Road shortly after 7 a.m. Wednesday.Continue reading
North Judson-Wayne Township Fire Chief Joe Leszek informed council members Monday night that an engine that was out of commission for a while is now back in the fleet.Continue reading
The Bass Lake-California Township Volunteer Fire Department responded to a call of a house fire in the 3,000 block of 400 South Wednesday morning.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
The North Judson-Wayne Township Fire Department has experienced issues with their radio communications and repairs to the equipment are anticipated soon.Continue reading
Members of the North Judson-Wayne Township Volunteer Fire Department recently participated in a collaborative training session to prepare for agriculture season.
Fire Chief Joe Leszek highlighted the opportunity when town council members met last Monday.Continue reading
The Knox-Center Township Fire Department and surrounding agencies spent multiple hours battling a house fire on 200 S Monday evening.Continue reading
New signs have been installed at the North Judson-Wayne Township Volunteer Fire Department.Continue reading
A Starke County Community Foundation grant totaling $4,000 was recently awarded to the North Judson-Wayne Township Volunteer Fire Department.Continue reading
More than $500 was raised at the first Freezin’ for a Reason fundraiser in North Judson.Continue reading
The North Judson-Wayne Township Fire Department has plans to revamp the fire station’s look with a sign replacement project in the works.Continue reading
With the lack of resolution to the ongoing radio communications with the Starke County’s firefighters, the Starke County Commissioners will be looking for a different radio vendor.Continue reading
The North Judson-Wayne Township Volunteer Fire Department will soon be forming a grant committee.
Fire Chief Joe Leszek told council members last week that the firefighters will be putting together a committee at their next meeting in order to have as many eyes as possible searching for available funding. Continue reading
A Saturday night house fire resulted in moderate damage to an English Lake home, according to firefighters. The fire was reported around 7:40 in the 7000 block of West 250 South. A nearby resident says the house was completely engulfed in flames. Railroad Township Assistant Fire Chief Andy Tilleraas says there were no injuries, and the fire remains under investigation.
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Firefighters from several area fire departments were called to a large structure fire in San Pierre Monday night.
Officials with the North-Judson Wayne Township Fire Department will be looking to fill two open positions after the first of the year. Continue reading
Fire Chief Joe Leszek shared some updates about the North Judson-Wayne Township Fire Department when the town council met last Monday.
Chief Leszek highlighted some hose technique training that the firefighters participated in during the month of September. He explained that the techniques that were taught are ones that are frequently utilized by the Valparaiso Fire Department. Continue reading