Aidan Plemons and Adam Voss

Teens Rescue Woman and Her Dog

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Two teens rescued a woman and her dog who fell through the icy waters of Wolf Lake.  Aidan Plemons and Adam Voss were riding their bikes on the trail along Wolf Lake when they heard a woman’s cry for help. A north Hammond woman was walking her unleashed dog along the trail when her dog ran onto the ice and …

HFD Reminds Residents About Ice Safety

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The Hammond Fire Department is reminding the public to stay away from all bodies of water. Although ice is starting to form on bodies of water around the city, it’s only a thin layer given the warmer temperatures. Parents and guardians are asked to take a few moments to talk with children about safety. The city also suggests keeping dogs …

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 6, 2018 at the 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 Bounce House for Children Raffle …

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. …