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2009 F.I.S.T. INVESTIGATIONS

2009 F.I.S.T. INVESTIGATIONS

DATE     JURISDICTION            TYPE            DETERMINATION
01-02    South Haven           Residential     Undetermined
01-04    South Haven           Residential     Accidental
01-04    South Haven           Residential     Accidental
01-20    Liberty Twp.          Storage         Accidental
01-30    Porter Twp.           Storage         Accidental
01-30    Chesterton            Residential     Incendiary
02-06    Ogden Dunes           Residential     Accidental
03-02    Four Seasons          Residential     Accidental
03-02    Pine Twp.             Residential     Undetermined
03-30    Porter                Vehicle         Incendiary
04-15    South Haven           Residential     Accidental
04-16    Washington Twp.       Storage         Accidental
04-24    Westville (LaPorte)   Residential     Accidental
05-24    Liberty Twp.          Vehicle         Incendiary
06-08    Washington Twp.       Storage         Undetermined
07-05    Washington Twp.       Residential     Incendiary
07-09    Porter                Vehicle         Undetermined
07-13    Liberty Twp.          Residential     Accidental
07-25    Four Seasons (Lake)   Residential     Accidental
07-29    Ogden Dunes           Residential     Accidental
07-30    Portage               Residential     Undetermined
08-17    Liberty Twp.          Storage         Accidental
08-24    Union Twp.            Residential     Accidental
10-11    South Haven           Storage         Accidental
10-14    Porter Twp.           Storage         Accidental
10-28    Four Seasons          Residential     Accidental
11-23    Porter Twp.           Residential     Incendiary
12-18    Four Seasons (Lake)   Residential     Accidental
12-27    Porter                Storage         Accidental
                 
                      
ALL INVESTIGATIONS IN PORTER COUNTY UNLESS INDICATED BY (  )
*FATALITY FIRE
#FIREFIGHTER INJURY
(A) Confession or Arrest made in case
TOTAL TEAM RESPONSES FOR 2009 ........................ 29
CLEARED AS ACCIDENTAL IN NATURE ...................... 19
DETERMINED TO BE INCENDIARY .......................... 05
CAUSE OF FIRE UNDETERMINED ........................... 05

2008 F.I.S.T. INVESTIGATIONS

DATE     JURISDICTION               TYPE            DETERMINATION
01-06    Ogden Dunes                Residential     Accidental
01-13    Porter Township            Residential     Accidental
01-16    Four Seasons (Lake)        Residential     Undetermined
01-16    Beverly Shores             Residential     Accidental
01-17    Westville (La Porte)       Residential     Accidental
01-28    Hebron                     Storage         Accidental
02-04    Washington Twp.            Residential     Accidental
02-17    South Haven                Residential     Accidental
02-22    Hobart (Lake)(A)           Residential     Incendiary
03-10    South Haven                Storage         Accidental
03-17    Four Seasons (Lake)        Residential     Accidental
04-28    South Haven                Residential     Accidental
05-03    Hebron                     Storage         Accidental
05-03    South Haven                Residential     Accidental
05-20    Westville (La Porte)       Storage         Accidental
05-27    Liberty Township           Residential     Undetermined
05-28    Morgan Township            Storage         Accidental
07-03    South Haven                Residential     Incendiary
07-03    LaCross (LaPorte)          Residential     Accidental
10-02    Liberty Twp.               Vehicle         Accidental
10-09    Four Seasons               Storage         Undetermined
10-17    Hebron                     Residential     Accidental
11-01    Porter(A)                  Vehicle         Incendiary
11-02    Liberty Township           Storage         Accidental
11-04    South Haven                Residential     Accidental
11-11    Four Seasons (Lake)        Residential     Incendiary
11-25    Liberty Twp.               Residential     Accidental
12-03    Boone Grove                Residential     Incendiary
12-16    Porter                     Residential     Undetermined
12-21    Hebron                     Residential     Accidental
12-23    Liberty Twp.               Storage         Incendiary
12-26    South Haven                residential     Accidental
                      
ALL INVESTIGATIONS IN PORTER COUNTY UNLESS INDICATED BY (  )
*FATALITY FIRE
#FIREFIGHTER INJURY
(A) Confession or Arrest made in case
TOTAL TEAM RESPONSES FOR 2008 ........................ 31
CLEARED AS ACCIDENTAL IN NATURE ...................... 21
DETERMINED TO BE INCENDIARY .......................... 06
CAUSE OF FIRE UNDETERMINED ........................... 04

2007 F.I.S.T. INVESTIGATIONS

DATE        JURISDICTION               TYPE            DETERMINATION
01-09-07    Four Seasons (Lake)        Vehicle         Incendiary
01-15-07    Porter Township            Residential     Accidental
01-20-07    Liberty Township           Residential     Accidental
02-03-07    Pine Township              Residential     Accidental
02-05-07    Morgan Township            Residential     Accidental
02-06-07    Washington Township        Residential     Accidental
02-17-07    Porter Township            Residential     Accidental
02-25-07    Union Township             Residential     Undetermined
02-26-07    Hebron                     Residential     Accidental
03-04-07    South Haven                Residential     Undetermined
03-08-07    Liberty Township           Vehicle         Undetermined
03-16-07    Westville (La Porte)       Residential     Accidental
03-24-07    South Haven                Commercial      Accidental
04-02-07    Four Seasons (Lake)        Residential     Incendiary
04-29-07    Liberty Township           Residential     Accidental
05-01-07    South Haven                Residential     Accidental
05-01-07    Liberty Township           Vehicle         Accidental
05-08-07    Polk Township (Marshall)   Commercial      Incendiary
05-12-07    Porter                     Residential     Accidental
06-06-07    Washington Township        Vehicle         Incendiary
06-18-07    Four Seasons (Lake)        Residential     Accidental
06-25-07    Kouts                      Residential     Accidental
07-03-07    Liberty Township           Vehicle         Accidental
07-03-07    Four Seasons (Lake)        Vehicle         Incendiary
07-03-07    Hebron                     Storage         Incendiary
07-22-07    Washington Township        Vehicle         Incendiary
07-24-07    Porter                     Residential     Accidental
07-27-07    Four Seasons (Lake)        Storage         Accidental
07-29-07    Porter                     Vehicle         Accidental
08-09-07    Four Seasons (Lake)        Residential     Accidental
08-13-07    Hebron                     Residential     Accidental
08-14-07    Rochester (Fulton)         Residential     Incendiary
08-15-07    Liberty Township           Residential     Accidental
08-16-07    Westville (LaPorte)        Residential     Accidental  
08-16-07    Four Seasons (Lake)        Storage         Accidental
08-22-07    Liberty Township           Vehicle         Accidental
08-24-07    Four Seasons (Lake)        Residential     Accidental
09-11-07    Union Township             Residential     Accidental
10-13-07    Morgan Twp.                Residential     Accidental
10-17-07    Liberty Township           Residential     Accidental
10-26-07    Porter                     Vehicle         Accidental    
10-31-07   *Porter                     Residential     Incendiary
11-01-07    Four Seasons (Lake)        Storage         Accidental
11-12-07    Union Township             Residential     Accidental
11-17-07    Hebron                     Residential     Accidental
11-18-07    Liberty Township           Residential     Accidental
11-30-07    Liberty Township           Residential     Accidental
12-02-07    Kouts                      Residential     Accidental
                      
ALL INVESTIGATIONS IN PORTER COUNTY UNLESS INDICATED BY (  )
*FATALITY FIRE
#FIREFIGHTER INJURY
(A) Confession or Arrest made in case
TOTAL TEAM RESPONSES FOR 2007 ........................ 48
CLEARED AS ACCIDENTAL IN NATURE ...................... 36
DETERMINED TO BE INCENDIARY .......................... 09
CAUSE OF FIRE UNDETERMINED ........................... 03
Reported Value of Property Investigated.....$316,923,096.00
Estimated Total damage to Property............$5,650,912.00

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FIST operates as a service of the Porter County Fire Association to assist any local agency determine the origin and cause of fires occurring within their jurisdiction. The only charge to the agency requesting assistance is for film processing and food if the team is required to be on a fire scene more than four hours. At present, the team operates without any governmental funding. Any donations of equipment or funds would be greatly appreciated!