Annual Fire Prevention Open House

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Join the Hammond Fire Department for their Annual Fire Prevention Open House from 10am to 2pm on Saturday, October 7, 2017 at the “NEW” Fire Station # 8, 6350 Parrish Avenue. There will be lots of different activities for children including: Fire Station Tours – See the newly built Station #8 Jaws of Life Extrication Demonstration Raffle for Smoke Detectors …

Hammond Fire Department Reminds Residents of State Fireworks Laws

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The Hammond Fire Department would like to remind Hammond residents of Indiana fireworks laws during the July 4th holiday season. Fireworks can be purchased only by persons 18 years of age or older. Locations where fireworks may be discharged: On the user’s property; On the property of someone who has consented to the use of fireworks on that property; At a …

Hammond Fire Department Urges Residents to be Especially Careful During Winter Heating Months

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Following Several recent tragic house fires across the state, Fire Chief Jeffrey Smith is urging Hammond residents to be extremely careful in their use of alternative heating sources, such as space heaters, which are involved in roughly one out of every six such fires. Heating Assistance If the source of a home’s heat—gas or electric—has been disconnected or is in …

Hammond Fire Department Now Accepting Applications

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Available Positions in the City of Hammond Fire Department: Firefighter/EMT – Firefighter/Paramedic Applicants must be at least 21 years of age, but not older than 35, hold a valid Indiana State Emergency Medical Technician or Paramedic Certification, hold a valid Indiana Driver’s License, hold a High School Diploma or GED, and pass all pre-employment testing. Current Career Firefighters are encouraged …

Annual Fire Prevention Open House

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Join the Hammond Fire Department for their Annual Fire Prevention Open House from 10am to 2pm on Saturday, October 8, 2016 at the Central Fire Station, 6110 Calumet Ave. There will be lots of different activities for children including:

Hammond Fire Department Now Hiring

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Available Positions in the City of Hammond Fire Department: Firefighter/EMT Firefighter/Paramedic Applicants must be at least 21 years of age, but not older than 35, hold a valid Indiana State Emergency Medical Technician or Paramedic Certification, hold a valid Indiana Driver’s License, hold a High School Diploma or GED, and pass all pre-employment testing. Current Career Firefighters are encouraged to apply. …

Mayor McDermott announces “Advance Life Support care personnel added to Fire Station #8”

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Mayor Thomas M. McDermott, Jr. and The Hammond Fire Department would like to announce that the Ambulance at Station #8 in Hessville will be a Paramedic staffed ambulance effective Friday, January 9th. Currently the ambulance is staffed with 2 Emergency Medical Technicians (EMT) and they provide Basic life Support (BLS) level of care. Now it will be staffed with at …

Hammond Fire Department Now Accepting Applications

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Hammond Fire Department accepting applications for Career Firefighters Only from the State of Indiana from November 30th to noon on December 31, 2014. You must have a minimum of Firefighter 1 & Firefighter II, and hold an EMT or Paramedic Certification through the State of Indiana. Applications may be picked up: Hammond Fire Department Central Station 6110 Calumet Avenue Monday …

Hammond bar demolished after suspected arson fires

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[text-blocks id=”credit_times”] HAMMOND | City officials demolished a bar Wednesday that served as the scene of the city’s most recent homicide after two suspected arson fires there in less than 24 hours. Deputy Fire Chief Kevin Margraf said firefighters were called at 10 a.m. Tuesday to Estrella’s Bar, 4704 Hohman Ave. for a report of smoke coming from the building. …