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
The Pulaski Coroner’s Office released information Sunday afternoon from the autopsy and a toxicology test performed on a victim found in a house fire in Medaryville.
Pulaski County Chief Deputy Coroner Jon Frain has ruled the death of a person in last week’s fatal house fire in rural Medaryville as a homicide.
Firefighters from Knox-Center Township, North Judson-Wayne Township, Hamlet-Davis Township, Koontz Lake-Oregon Township, Railroad Township, and Washington Township Departments are pleading with county officials to help fix an ongoing communication problem with radios.
A recent impact grant awarded by the Starke County Community Foundation is helping local emergency personnel save lives.
Starke County Emergency Medical Services (EMS) used the $14,350 they received from the SCCF to purchase a LUCAS CPR Device, and paid for one year of maintenance for the medical apparatus. The technology performs non-stop CPR, freeing the EMS responder to treat and transport the patient to the emergency room. Continue reading
Firefighters fought a fire at American Oak in North Judson shortly after 1:30 a.m. Thursday morning.
Funding for some potential new signs for the North Judson-Wayne Township Fire Department was discussed at Monday night’s town council meeting.
Fire Chief Joe Leszek told council members that the Fire Department recently held a business meeting and came up with a solid figure that they would be able to pledge towards the purchase of three new signs. Continue reading
North Judson Town Council members recently received an update about funding for the proposed purchase of some electronic signs at the North Judson-Wayne Township Fire Station. Continue reading