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IFD NEWS 10h
At 8:30 am yesterday a man approached a FF leaving the station after shift & said he was unable to care for this 6 mo. old cutie named Maisel. The FF called . While the FF is fostering the pit mix pup, friendly Maisel now needs a good home. ☎️ 317-327-1397 to adopt
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IFD NEWS Jul 15
Tac Team 7 Tower Crane Ropes Training
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IFD NEWS Jul 15
Tower Crane Training scenario 2 called for a Hybrid Skate Block. This type of rescue might be used if a worker was unable to climb down on their own with crews needing to move them away from the structure and over ground level obstacles.
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IFD NEWS Jul 15
IFD Special Ops Chief Kevin Jones briefs Tac 7 on the Dynamic Anchor scenario which utilizes a Petzl ID on the Main & a Petzl ASAP on the Belay. This evolution might be used if a worker would fall off the crane but still be attached to their safety harness.
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IFD NEWS Jul 15
Opportunities to train come in many forms. For Tac Team 7 A Shift - today' training was the tower crane currently assigned to the build at the corner of Mass Ave and College. The 185 foot climb gave crews a spectacular view of the city & of the multi phase project.
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IFD NEWS Jul 15
Monday morning shoutout to this hardworking hero who helped get IFD Capt. Andy Sparks back in service after sustaining a flat tire on I70. Luis (Operator #83-24) w/ Hoosier Helper noticed Andy as he was doing regular & plugged the tire. Big thanks & you ROCK.
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IFD NEWS Jul 15
11:30 PM - 2 adults 2 kids 2 dogs displaced after heavy fire destroys home at 1610 E Naomi St. Cause under investigation. Bentley the pup rescued by FF, was treated w/ O2 via project breathe mask & taken to Noah’s Animal Hospital for care after sustaining smoke inhalation.
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IFD NEWS Jul 14
8:36 PM - No one home but family of 6 displaced after fire breaks out in double residence at 952 King Ave. Unattended Candles to blame. 40K Damage No Injuries. Under Control in 20 minutes
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IFD NEWS Jul 14
2:13 PM - Tac Team 14 extricates man in 20 minutes after single car PI on I70 WB at the North Split. Transported to Eskenazi in critical condition. now say he has died from his injuries. say alcohol may have been a factor & are investigating.
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IFD NEWS Jul 14
I465 & Keystone Ave
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IFD NEWS Jul 14
12:02 PM - 7 adults injured, transported & 3 perish when witnesses say a semi driver plowed into stopped traffic at I 465 & Keystone Ave at a high rate of speed. 6 cars, a truck w/ mobile home & the semi involved w/ 1 of the cars fully involved in fire. 3/4 mile debris field
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IFD NEWS Jul 13
☀️+🚒+👨‍🚒+💦=😃😃😃 Engine 32 had came prepared to play at the Riviera Club Show & Tell and had a blast - thanks for the invite!
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IFD NEWS Jul 13
Wasn’t quite the podium finish we had in mind (a 3-peat) but taking 3rd 🚴‍♂️🚴‍♂️🚴‍♂️ in the Mayors race w/ was still pretty awesome.
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IFD NEWS Jul 11
The new IFD Community Outreach Mobile Education Truck is ready to roll & made its first stop today at Pride Academy 🙌 where students had a ball selecting a choice summer read 📚
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IFD NEWS Jul 9
Replying to @IFD_NEWS
Intentionally set fires are unnecessary opportunities for firefighters to get hurt, curious kids to get in trouble and for neighboring homes to get damaged. They also temporarily divert resources from those in their community who have a legit emergency issue. Help us help you.
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IFD NEWS Jul 9
4:42 AM - IFD/IMPD Fire Investigators have ruled this mornings fire at 326 Harlan St. Intentionally set ARSON. Crews responded 4 times to this address for small nuisance 🔥’s each out in 5 min. 5/17, 5/26, 5/27, 6/17. Please help us be add’l eyes & ears & report activity.
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IFD NEWS Jul 9
Early morning of vacant double residence fire damage at 326 Harlan St. No Injuries.
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IFD NEWS Jul 8
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IFD NEWS Jul 8
3721 N Sherman - Ken’s Auto Body Repair
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IFD NEWS Jul 8
7:27 PM - 2 Out buildings & 8 Cars damaged after fire breaks out at Ken’s Auto Repair Shop 3721 N Sherman. No injuries- Cause is under investigation. $60K Damage
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