Indiana District 1 Firefighter Training Council

Indiana District 1 Firefighter Training Council Indiana District 1 Firefighter Training Council delivers fire, rescue and emergency preparedness training, education and development in Northwest Indiana.

As part of the Indiana Department of Homeland Security Firefighter Training System our Instructors are dedicated to training emergency responders in Lake, Porter, LaPorte, Newton and Jasper Counties in Northwest Indiana.

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This morning, 6 of our graduates from the Lake County Academy woke up and climbed 110 flights of stairs to show honor to...
07/03/2021

This morning, 6 of our graduates from the Lake County Academy woke up and climbed 110 flights of stairs to show honor to the 343 FDNY firefighters.

#beaboutit

Congratulations to Brian King of the Munster Fire Department, the 2021 recipient of the Jack Eskridge award of Leadershi...
07/03/2021

Congratulations to Brian King of the Munster Fire Department, the 2021 recipient of the Jack Eskridge award of Leadership.

Brian is a Marine veteran with two tours of duty in Iraq and was a true leader amongst his peers.

He represents the best our country has to offer and will do incredible things carrying on Jack’s legacy.

Congratulations to the 2021 Lake County Fire Academy valedictorian, Lindsey Kusbel of the Lake Hills Fire Department.Lin...
07/03/2021

Congratulations to the 2021 Lake County Fire Academy valedictorian, Lindsey Kusbel of the Lake Hills Fire Department.

Lindsey was a company leader throughout the class and held the highest score since the first month of class. All around effort and a bright future ahead for her.

07/03/2021

2021 Lake County Fire Academy Graduation.

06/30/2021

Indiana Task Force 1 has been activated by FEMA to respond a Type 1 / 80 person Search and Rescue Team to Surfside, Florida to assist in search and rescue efforts at the Champlain Towers Collapse.

Fire behavior and flashover recognition training day.
06/27/2021

Fire behavior and flashover recognition training day.

06/27/2021

Lake County Fire Academy live fire week and weekend.

Sog days of summer for Lake County Academy.
06/19/2021

Sog days of summer for Lake County Academy.

06/18/2021

Lake County Academy in the can.

Rescue & Survival for the Lake County Academy!
06/13/2021

Rescue & Survival for the Lake County Academy!

06/11/2021
Ladders, search, lines and hydrants for breakfast
06/05/2021

Ladders, search, lines and hydrants for breakfast

Ladders, search, lines and hydrants for breakfast

06/04/2021

Some of the Region’s best fire and rescue instructors will be altogether at the MAAC for a weekend of intense training! Watch our page for more details!

TIMS for the Lake County Academy
06/04/2021

TIMS for the Lake County Academy

Congratulations to the May 2021 Career Fire-Rescue Academy graduates; best wishes and be safe serving citizens here in n...
05/30/2021
Firefighter graduates advised to never lose heart

Congratulations to the May 2021 Career Fire-Rescue Academy graduates; best wishes and be safe serving citizens here in northwest Indiana. Thank you.

Serving people even if they need a shoulder to cry on was the main message 12 graduates took home from the Friday ceremony at the Multi-Agency Academic Cooperative training facility

City of Portage Fire Department and Town of Chesterton Fire Department Firefighter employment applications available thr...
05/29/2021

City of Portage Fire Department and Town of Chesterton Fire Department Firefighter employment applications available through Friday, June 25th, 2021:

•Chesterton Fire Department
702 Broadway, Chesterton, IN
[email protected]

•Portage Fire Department Headquarters
3401 Swanson Rd, Portage, IN
[email protected]

Photos from MAAC Foundation's post
05/29/2021

Photos from MAAC Foundation's post

7-Year-Old DeVon Dixon, Seriously Injured By Out-Of-Control Car After He Pushed His Sister To Safety, Becomes Honorary G...
05/27/2021
7-Year-Old DeVon Dixon, Seriously Injured By Out-Of-Control Car After He Pushed His Sister To Safety, Becomes Honorary Griffith, Indiana Firefighter

7-Year-Old DeVon Dixon, Seriously Injured By Out-Of-Control Car After He Pushed His Sister To Safety, Becomes Honorary Griffith, Indiana Firefighter

DeVon Dixon takes the role of big brother seriously. Earlier this month, instinct kicked in and he pushed his sister to safety after a speeding car jumped the curb near his family’s apartment complex in Griffith, Indiana.

Photos from Clarksville Police Department's post
05/25/2021

Photos from Clarksville Police Department's post

05/25/2021

Mental health is often overlooked in the emergency response world. During #MentalHealthMonth, we are raising awareness on the importance of emotional well-being for emergency responders.

Practice and share these self-care techniques with emergency responders across the state!

05/24/2021
05/24/2021

Applications available May 24th -June 25th at Chesterton Fire Department 702 Broadway, Portage Fire Department Headquarters 3401 Swanson, or can be requested via email at [email protected] or [email protected]

Photos from Indiana District 1 Firefighter Training Council's post
05/22/2021

Photos from Indiana District 1 Firefighter Training Council's post

Lake County Academy passed Mandatory skills with zero remediation.
05/21/2021

Lake County Academy passed Mandatory skills with zero remediation.

Extrication, airbags, stabilization, etc in the Lake County Academy
05/17/2021

Extrication, airbags, stabilization, etc in the Lake County Academy

05/15/2021

#ICYMI

#COVID19 vaccine scheduling for ages 12-15 is now open.

Visit http://ourshot.in.gov or call 211 to schedule.

Remember that if you're under 18, you must get the Pfizer vaccine.

#ItsOurShotHoosiers

05/15/2021

We are looking for MAAC Ambassadors!
For more info contact Nicole Van Duyn at [email protected] or 219-616-6318

Photos from The Sons of Brannigan's post
05/10/2021

Photos from The Sons of Brannigan's post

Maydays and RIT in Lake County.
05/08/2021

Maydays and RIT in Lake County.

Photos from MAAC Foundation's post
05/04/2021

Photos from MAAC Foundation's post

Day 2 of our Thermal Imaging Camera Weekend!
05/02/2021

Day 2 of our Thermal Imaging Camera Weekend!

Day 1 of our TIC Weekend is in the books!
05/01/2021

Day 1 of our TIC Weekend is in the books!

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4203 Montdale Park Drive
Valparaiso, IN
46383-4098

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