No Injuries Reported in English Lake House Fire

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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North Judson Fire Chief Highlights Recent Hose Training, Commends Firefighters on Educational Progress

Photo Source: NJ-Wayne Township Fire Department FB Page

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

Starke County Community Foundation Impact Grant Utilized to Help Save Lives

SCCF Director of Development Sarah Origer Hands Check over to Starke County EMS Director Travis Clary

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

North Judson-Wayne Township Fire Chief Provides Figures for Potential Signs

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