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Here you will find news that may be of interest to, or have some sort of relationship, to the department.  *Latest news in bold.

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11/7/17: Firefighters union, requesting arbitration, files grievance against Kokomo (via Kokomo Tribune)

10/1/17: Kokomo, Center Township agree on fire protection extension, but controversy heats up (via Kokomo Tribune)

9/11/17: Pink firetruck delivers support, love (via Kokomo Tribune)

9/8/17: Stories with Heroes (via Kokomo Herald)

8/17/17: From buckets to steam engines (via Kokomo Herald)

8/13/17: Kokomo Fire Department to Celebrate 150 Years of Service

8/10/17: Firefighter of the Year: KFD's Plough humbled by honor from state's American Legion (via Kokomo Tribune)

8/10/17: Apartment damaged in Wednesday morning fire (via Kokomo Tribune)


5/1/17: House destroyed by fire was subject of previous KFD investigation (via Kokomo Tribune)

4/28/17: Fire destroys vacant house on Walnut Street (via Kokomo Tribune)

4/11/17: Fire damages two houses through evening, early morning (via Kokomo Tribune)

4/5/17: Early morning fire damages Hacienda restaurant

3/2/17: PASTArrific devastated by early morning fire
(via Kokomo Tribune)


2/27/17: KFD investigators identify persons of interest for setting vacant house fires (via Kokomo Tribune)

Early morning house fire kills man, 31
(via Kokomo Tribune)

BOW denies grievance filed by Professional Firefighters of Kokomo Local 396 (via Kokomo Tribune)

Oakford home ravaged by early morning fire (via Kokomo Tribune)

Fire devastates McCann Street house (via Kokomo Tribune)

Fire destroys mobile home (via Kokomo Tribune)

Fire, police departments investigate cause of house fire (via Kokomo Tribune)

Firefighter union president, city spar over $13,000 decline in Fill the Boot funding (via Kokomo Tribune)

Controversial Fill the Boot campaign to begin Wednesday (via Kokomo Tribune)

Kokomo firefighters at odds with city over ‘Fill the Boot’ fundraiser changes
(via FOX59 & CBS4)

City officials, firefighters debate decision to keep Fill the Boot out of roadways (via Kokomo Tribune)

Early morning fire causes significant damage (via Kokomo Tribune)

Kokomo Fire Station 1 to receive new fire engine (via Kokomo Tribune)

Veterans Memorial Corp. donates to Fire Department (via Kokomo Perspective)

Fire Department stays community-minded (via Kokomo Perspective) 

Kokomo firefighter injured while responding to blaze (via Kokomo Tribune)

Firefighters battle Turner Building blaze for hours (via Kokomo Tribune)

Chlorine fog caused roads to be shut down (via Kokomo Tribune)

Harbour Place home sustains damage in fire Tuesday (via Kokomo Tribune)

COLUMN: No holiday cheer (via Craig Trott / Kokomo Perspective)

Fire department mothballs rescue truck (via Kokomo Perspective)

Staffing changes leave Kokomo Fire Department with one rescue truck (via Kokomo Tribune)

Glover named chief of Kokomo Fire Department (via Kokomo Perspective)

Kokomo Fire Chief O'Neill steps down (via Kokomo Tribune)

Firefighters to receive first pay raise in seven years (via Kokomo Tribune)

Propane leak forces businesses to evacuate Friday (via Kokomo Tribune)

Kokomo, firefighters agree to 3-year deal (via Kokomo Tribune)

Kokomo opens up fire stations as tornado shelters (via WISHTV.com)

Kokomo FD to open fire houses as shelter during storms (via WTHR.com)

Man dies after Monday house fire (via Kokomo Tribune)

Officials: Fire destroys six city busses (via Kokomo Tribune)

Station 6 to get new look (via Kokomo Tribune)

Legacy Financial maintains Kokomo history (via Kokomo Perspective)

Firefighters rescue dog from frozen park creek (via Kokomo Tribune)

Station 4 is ready to roll (via Kokomo Tribune)

Retired Kokomo truck to lead Mich. parade (via Kokomo Tribune)

Fire department gets Hot Wheels (via Kokomo Perspective)

City of Kokomo awards $1.5M fire station contract (via Kokomo Tribune)

Groundbreaking Ceremony for New Kokomo Fire Station (via Kokomo Perspective)

Fire station bids come in at $1.5M (via Kokomo Tribune)

Bids for new fire station received (via Kokomo Perspective)

Officials approve firefighter contract (via Kokomo Tribune)

Fire victims remain hospitalized (via Kokomo Tribune)

House fire leaves two injured (via Kokomo Tribune)

Minor wreck causes major roll (via Kokomo Tribune)

Fire station project advances (via Kokomo Tribune)

City lays out fire protection plans for annexed areas (via Kokomo Tribune)

Tanker truck hits house after crash (via Kokomo Tribune)

2011 Fallen Firefighters Memorial

Four New Firefighters Take Oath

New Fire Station #2 Opens

Fire victim arrested after blaze (via Kokomo Tribune)

Return of first motorized fire truck signals start of Haynes Apperson Festival week (via Kokomo Tribune)

Firefighters train to use ‘drafting’ to draw water (via Kokomo Tribune)

1800s fire trumpet on display at fire station (via Kokomo Tribune)

Fire claims home (via Kokomo Tribune)

Firefighters Fight Mobile Home Fire

Kokomo firefighter puts finishing touches on childhood dream (via Kokomo Perspective)

Kokomo fire department awarded grant for thermal-imaging cameras (via Kokomo Perspective)

Cause of fatal fire unknown (via Kokomo Tribune)

Woman killed in blaze (via Kokomo Tribune)

Kokomo Fire Department's New Rescue Arrives

Firefighters Raise More Than $18,000 for Jerry's Kids

City Breaks Ground for Station #2

Kokomo recalls laid-off workers (via Kokomo Tribune)

City moving ahead on capital projects (via Kokomo Tribune)

Bids are in on fire station (via Kokomo Tribune)

Kokomo will rehire 13 firefighters (via Kokomo Tribune)

Main fire station to get a makeover (via Kokomo Tribune)

Kokomo Fire Department at United Way Fundraising Event


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