LaPorte Fire Department extends application deadline to May 1, 2020


The La Porte City Fire Department has extended its application deadline for firefighter employment to noon May 1, 2020.

Dr. James Edwards, of the department’s merit commission, had earlier announced the deadline of April 1.

Applicants must be at least 21 years of age and under 36 years of age, and be a high school graduate. Applications are available at Fire Station No. 1, 809 W. 18th St., LaPorte, or on the city’s website of

Edwards said that applications are limited and urged anyone interested to apply as soon as possible.

For more information, contact the fire department at (219) 362-3456.

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