Fire and EMS

Jul 27, 2014 |
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Cause of fire at old Warner Machine plant might never be known By Rick Yencer MUNCIE, INDIANA (NEWS) -  A day after fire swept through an old three story factory, Muncie firefighters were still pouring water on the site that was too dangerous to enter.
Jun 24, 2014 |
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FREE PRESS REPORT PENDLETON, INDIANA (NEWS) - Last night around 11:20 p.m. a north bound semi that failed to slow down for slowed traffic entering a construction zone on I-69 caused a chain reaction crash that claimed one life and involved four vehicles. Troopers, who were at the rear of the construction zone trying to slow down traffic entering the zone, said the initial vehicle that was struck...
Jun 03, 2014 |
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FREE PRESS REPORT DELAWARE COUNTY, INDIANA (NEWS) - This morning around 11:45 a.m. troopers responded to the area of I-69 north bound around the 233.5 mile marker for a two vehicle crash. When they arrived they found a 2002 Chrysler 300 off the right side of the road with heavy rear end damage, and a Dodge Pickup off the right side of the road in a field with front end damage. Preliminary...
May 20, 2014 |
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FREE PRESS REPORT DELAWARE COUNTY (NEWS) - A Muncie woman was killed Tuesday when the car she was driving went left of center and struck a semi tractor trailer head on. The crash occurred just before 4 p.m. this afternoon on SR3 just south of Delaware County Road 500 North. Leah Beaty, 47, Muncie, died when her north bound 1992 Cadillac drove left of center and struck a south bound 2004...
May 19, 2014 |
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Vogue Cleaners engulfed in flames as Muncie firefighters arrive By Rick Yencer MUNCIE, INDIANA (NEWS) - Elisha Lloyd looked out the door of his home and thought a neighbor's garage was on fire Monday in south Muncie. It turned out the fire was at Vogue Dry Cleaners on West Eighth Street across from the former Chevrolet plant that took Muncie firefighters nearly two hours to put out the last flame...
Jan 07, 2014 |
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FREE PRESS REPORT GAS CITY, INDIANA (NEWS) - Gas City firefighter Tim Horn fought a working house fire in Gas City last night. After battling that until it was put out, he left to deliver mail according to Brian Patrick Swanner. Horn is also a Marine. No one was injured in the house fire that occurred in the 200 block of East South "E" street. The photo (click for a larger version) was taken by...
Dec 19, 2013 |
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FREE PRESS REPORT MUNCIE, INDIANA (NEWS) - A gas leak at Scheumann Stadium this morning shut down the alumni center and football office. After an hour, utility crews were still looking for the shutoff according to a Ball State official. No danger and repairs were underway by mid morning.
Dec 19, 2013 |
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Cosponsors bipartisan bill to exempt volunteer first responders from healthcare requirement   FREE PRESS REPORT   WASHINGTON, DC - Senator Joe Donnelly announced his support for the Protect Volunteer Firefighters and Emergency Responders Act today, a bill that would amend the Affordable Care Act (ACA) to clarify that volunteer emergency service workers are not required to be counted as...
Dec 05, 2013 |
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By Rick Yencer MUNCIE, INDIANA (NEWS / PHOTO) - Nathan Skinner, 15, was killed by a motorist Tuesday night while walking along Nebo Road near Meijer with his girlfriend, Jada Anacker, 14. The accident around 6 p.m. involved driver William R. Terhune, 58, 6400 N. Nebo Road, who told authorities he drove up on the couple and did not see them. Anacker was walking in the road that was not lighted,...
Nov 19, 2013 |
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FREE PRESS REPORT MUNCIE, INDIANA (NEWS / PHOTO) - A suspicious package left at the Delaware County building in Muncie, Indiana was blown up just before 3 p.m. this afternoon in a controlled explosion by the Delaware County bomb squad.  Soon after, the all clear was given. A one block radius was set-up after reports of the suspicious package came in. Local first responders, including a robot,...
Oct 14, 2013 |
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Two Days of Fire Safety for Children and Parents at Muncie Children's Museum FREE PRESS REPORT MUNCIE, INDIANA (NEWS) -  The Muncie Children’s Museum will be offering Fire Safety Field Day to families on Thursday, October 17th and Friday, October 18th from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Families will be able to participate in a 911 Phone Call Simulator where they can role play a 911 emergency...

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