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Don’t forget to shovel around fire hydrants

The Fort Wayne Fire Department asks that residents who have a fire hydrant located in front of their house clear the snow from around the hydrant.

FWFD Local Pension Board meeting – 7/15/2021

Public notice of a public meeting of the Fort Wayne Fire Department Local Pension Board of Trustees.

Public safety at forefront of COVID-19 response

Local leaders highlight how Fort Wayne and Allen County public safety divisions are at the forefront of the local response to COVID-19.

FWFD receives Lifesaving Equipment grant

The Firehouse Subs Public Safety Foundation® recently provided a $24,777.32 grant to the Fort Wayne Fire Department toward the purchase of two Holmatro Combi-Tools & Accessories.

FWFD: House fire, St. Joe Center Road

The Fort Wayne Fire Department responded to the report of a house fire in the 6300 block of St. Joe Center Road at 7:53 pm on April 19, 2021.

First day for Fire and Police recruit classes

Today, Mayor Tom Henry welcomed 24 Fort Wayne Police Department recruits and 11 Fort Wayne Fire Department recruits to their first day of training at the Public Safety Academy.
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FWFD awarded grant to purchase new radios

Today, Fort Wayne Mayor Tom Henry and Fire Chief Eric Lahey announced that the Fort Wayne Fire Department had been awarded an Assistance to Firefighters Grant from the Department of Homeland Security and FEMA to purchase new radios.

Media: Public Safety Recap

Audio and video from this morning's 2018 Public Safety Recap given by Mayor Henry, FWPD Chief Reed, and FWFD Chief Lahey.

FWFD: House fire, Red Haw Drive

The Fort Wayne Fire Department was dispatched on a reported house fire called in by a neighbor in the 6900 block of Red Haw Drive at 10:54 am on July 20, 2021.

Increased traffic enforcement during the holidays

Allen County law enforcement agencies are participating in the winter "Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over" enforcement mobilization going on now through January 1st.