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ELKHART— Two people were injured and a building that formerly housed the Chicago Bar and Grill on Elkhart’s north side was destroyed following a fire Wednesday.

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ELKHART — Firefighters from five local departments rushed to 1510 W. Bristol St. Friday morning to put out a fire at a manufacturing facility immediately next to Franger Gas.

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ELKHART — Fire destroyed the Burger King on Nappanee Street after someone tossed a lit cigarette into the mulch along the side of the building, investigators believed.

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ELKHART — A fire at a Forest River plant Wednesday afternoon resulted in fire and water damage to the building but no injuries.

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ELKHART — The cause of a fire that damaged an auto shop and multiple cars parked in front of the building early Saturday remains under investigation.

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ELKHART — A $1.2 million Sutphen aerial fire truck designed with the help of Elkhart firefighters pulled into the Fire Station 1 garage for the first time this week.

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ELKHART — A proposed public safety complex that would bring the city’s police, fire administration and 911 dispatch center under one roof could be broken up to keep department facilities separate.

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MIDDLEBURY — A barn fire killed about 240 calves on a family farm Wednesday afternoon, according to the Middlebury Fire Department.

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ELKHART — Police stopped a man running naked out of a house on fire Wednesday morning.

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ELKHART — The Elkhart Fraternal Order of Police Little League has set up a GoFundMe page to help pay for fire damage to a dugout discovered over the weekend.

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ELKHART — Fire investigators were still trying to determine the cause of a blaze that destroyed a garage, damaged a house on the same property and melted the siding on a neighbor’s home.

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ELKHART — A garage fire on the city’s south side Friday resulted when the occupant tried to burn a tree stump too close to the building.

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A fire on Missouri Avenue in Goshen destroyed a barn at a horse farm Wednesday. Emergency personnel from Concord, Harrison, Baugo and Jefferson townships responded to the call, but the structure was destroyed by 8 p.m.

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ELKHART — Two tenants were injured, although not seriously, during an apartment fire Thursday night.

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ELKHART — An incendiary appears to be the cause of a fire Sunday afternoon at 637 W. Franklin St., where a homeless man was routed, officials said Monday.

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ELKHART — The cause of a factory fire late Friday was determined to be improper maintenance, Elkhart Fire Inspector Rob McClintic said Monday.

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ELKHART — City firefighters will be safer when responding to emergencies after receiving a Firehouse Subs grant for 40 sets of body armor.

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ELKHART — The cause of an apartment fire on Burr Oak Lane in Elkhart early Wednesday was determined to be a malfunctioning refrigerator.

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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.

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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. 

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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.

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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.