ELKHART — Firefighters are at greater risk than most of getting cancer. A new Elkhart Fire Department policy would make it easier to document how the firefighters' line of work may have contributed to them becoming sick.
ELKHART — Residents were driven from their home Tuesday by a fire in a front bedroom, but they escaped without injury, according to a report from the Elkhart Fire Department.
ELKHART — A helping hand from relatives, neighbors and the community is restoring the faith of a Cleveland Township family devastated by a fire that destroyed their home and all their belongings – including keepsakes, Christmas presents and clothing.
ELKHART— A small fire caused a brief evacuation at Monger Elementary School on Monday morning after a student lit a paper towel dispenser on fire in the school’s bathroom, according to the Elkhart Fire Department.
ELKHART — Five adults and four children, ages 2 to 9, were displaced by a fire in a Marion Street apartment building that had no working smoke detectors, according to firefighters.
WAKARUSA — A fire that caused significant damage to a two-story home, but no injuries, was blamed on a gas furnace turned on for the first time this season.
ELKHART — An additional appropriation of $3.4 million was approved Monday night by the Elkhart City Council for investments in a new combined police and fire station.
ELKHART — An Elkhart woman whose house burned in June claims her insurance company is being slow to compensate her and clean up the property because the house was in a black neighborhood.
ELKHART -- Downed power lines initially delayed efforts to reach a structure fire at 414 E. Beardsley Ave., but crews eventually doused the blaze and no injuries were reported.
ELKHART — A fire at an Elkhart business caused an estimated $5,000 in damage during the night between Friday and Saturday, according to the Elkhart Fire Department.
ELKHART — A fire that started in a first-floor living room quickly spread to the second floor and burned through the roof in one area before firefighters could extinguish the blaze.
ELKHART — The investigation into the cause of a massive fire at a Forest River plant at 411 C.R. 15 continued Tuesday, when heavy equipment was taken into use.
ELKHART — Firefighters were called to an apartment fire in the 3400 block of Pecan Place about 12:32 p.m. Thursday, according to a release from the City of Elkhart Fire Department.
ELKHART — A house fire at 22956 C.R. 18 left the building standing but severely damaged after 50 or 60 firefighters worked to put out the fire Sunday, according to Ron Singleton, deputy chief at the Concord Township Fire Department.
ELKHART – More emergency medical training can now take place in Elkhart due to the fire department completing the process required for establishing itself as a host site and educational organization for the National Association of Emergency Medical Technicians (NAEMT) programs.