ELKHART — Two dogs were rescued Wednesday as firefighters extinguished a kitchen fire in an otherwise empty single-story home.
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.
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.
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.
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.
ELKHART – The Indiana Department of Environmental Management is working with the U.S. EPA following a commercial structure fire in Elkhart on Friday morning.
ELKHART — When Elkhart firefighters rush to the next big fire, they will put it out in a way that’s both safer for themselves and the environment.
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.