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Lake County (IN)


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Lake County Sheriff Unit Designations

  • A (Adam) - Administration
  • D (David) - Detective
  • J (John) - Jail
  • K (King) - K-9
  • L (Lincoln) - Crime Lab
  • P (Paul) - Patrol
  • R (Robert) - Reserve
  • T (Tom) - Traffic
  • X (X-Ray) - District 10 Conservation assigned to Lake County

Lake Co. (IN) Fire/Rescue Dept.'s

  • ArcelorMittal-Indiana Harbor F.D. - 3210 Watling St. @ Block Ave.,E. Chicago
  • BP-Whiting Refinery F.D. - 2815 Indianapolis Blvd. (aka US-12/US-20) between 129th St. & Schrage Ave.,E. Chicago (The Sta. sits at the following coordinates: 41.663216/-87.482409)
  • Cedar Lake V.F.D. & E.M.S. - 9430 W. 133rd Ave. between Parrish Ave. & CSX Railroad Bridge,Cedar Lake (KUB989)
  • Crown Point Fire/Rescue - 116-126 N. East St. between E. Robinson Ct. & E. Clark St.,Crown Point (KXZ356)
  • Dyer V.F.D. Inc. -
    • Sta. #1 -
      • Current Sta. - 2150 Hart St. between John Burge Ln. & Stech St.,Dyer (The rear of the Sta. is off of Gettler St.) (WPXC580)
      • Former Sta. - 216 Schulte St. between Hart St. & Dead End,Dyer
    • Sta. #2 - 820 213th St. between Calumet Ave. & Perthshire Ln.,Dyer
  • East Chicago F.D. (WPSK837) -
    • Sta. #1 (HQ) - 3901 Indianapolis Blvd. (aka US-12/US-20) between McShane Dr. & W. Columbus Dr. (aka US-12),E. Chicago
    • Sta. #2 - 3346-3354 Michigan Ave. @ 3205-3209 Guthrie St.,E. Chicago
    • Sta. #3 - 1203-1205 W. 151st St. between Ruth St. & Homerlee Ave.,E. Chicago
    • Sta. #4 - 4849-4851 Kennedy Ave. between E. 148th St. & E. 149th St.,E. Chicago
  • Gary F.D. -
    • Sta. #1 (HQ) - 200-218 E. 5th Ave. (aka US-12/US-20) @ Connecticut St.,Gary (KSB939)
    • Sta. #2 - 1620-1628 Adams St. between W. 16th Ave. & W. 17th Ave.,Gary
    • Sta. #3 - 2211 W. 11th Ave. @ Roosevelt St.,Gary ***(NOW CLOSED)***
    • Sta. #4 - 324-338 W. 25th Ave. @ Madison St.,Gary
    • Sta. #5 -
      • Current Sta. - 1900 W. 41st Ave. between Cleveland St. (aka State Route 55) & Grant St.,Gary
      • Former Sta. - 4101 Washington St. @ W. 41st Ave.,Gary (The Sta. faces W. 41st Ave.)
    • Sta. #6 - 1201-1219 W. 5th Ave. (aka US-12/US-20) @ Pierce St.,Gary ***(NOW CLOSED)***
    • Sta. #7 - 372-394 S. Grand Blvd. between E. 3rd Pl. & E. 4th Ave.,Gary
    • Sta. #8 - 2800-2818 W. 5th Ave. (aka US-12/US-20) @ Bridge St.,Gary
    • Sta. #9 - 761 Clark Rd. between W. 7th Ave. & W. 8th Ave.,Gary (Sta. is now closed & houses Prompt Amb.)
    • Sta. #10 - 3310-3325 Virginia St. between E. 33rd Ave. & E. 34th Ave.,Gary ***(NOW CLOSED)***
    • Sta. #11 - 8000-8080 Indian Boundry @ Randolph St.,Gary
    • Sta. #12 - 1901-1913 Mississippi St. @ E. 19th Ave.,Gary
    • Sta. #13 -
      • Current Sta. - 6012 W. 26th Ave. @ Hamlin St.,Gary
      • Former Sta. - 6055 W. 29th Ave. between Hamlin St. & King St.,Gary
    • Sta. #14 - 6100 W. Industrial Hwy. between Chicago Ave. (aka State Route 312) & Birch St.,Gary Regional Airport (WQAX441) (The Sta. sits at the following coordinates: 41.618119/-87.409471)
  • Griffith V.F.D. (KCN362) -
    • Sta. #1 - 126-130 N. Lafayette St. between E. Columbia Ave. & E. Main St.,Griffith
    • Sta. #2 - 509-515 S. Broad St. between E. Ave. D & E. Ave. E,Griffith
    • Sta. #3 - 1601 N. Indiana St. @ 37th Pl.,Griffith
  • Hammond F.D. -
    • Central Sta. - 6110 Calumet Ave. (aka US-41) @ Erie Ave.,Hammond
    • Sta. #1 - 821-823 150th St. @ (4949) Calumet Ave. (aka US-41),Hammond
    • Sta. #2 - 2211 Calumet Ave. (aka US-41) @ E. 122nd St.,Hammond
    • Sta. #5 - 6217-6219 Hohman Ave. across from Wildwood Rd.,Hammond
    • Sta. #6 - 2716-2718 169th St. between Marshall Ave. & Alexander Ave.,Hammond
    • Sta. #7 - 1537-1545 173rd St. @ White Oak Ave.,Hammond
    • Sta. #8 - 3323 165th St. between Kansas Ave. & Illinois Ave.,Hammond
  • Highland V.F.D. -
    • Central Sta. #1 - 2901 Highway Ave. @ 4th St.,Highland (WNMB705)
    • Sta. #2 - 2647 45th St. @ Gordon Dr.,Highland (WNMB705)
  • Hobart F.D. (KSC286) -
    • Sta. #1 (HQ) - 401 E. 10th St. across from Lake St.,Hobart
    • Sta. #2 - 2411 W. Old Ridge Rd. between W. Hansen Blvd. & N. LaSalle St.,Hobart ***(NOW CLOSED)***
    • Sta. #3 - 711 Colonial Dr. between E. Ridge Rd. (aka E. 37th Ave.) & Dead End,Hobart
    • Sta. #4 - 7710 Colorado St. between E. 74th Ave. & E. 78th Pl.,Hobart
  • Lake Dalecarlia V.F.D. - 6000 Main St. @ Lindy Ln.,Lowell
  • Lake Hills V.F.D. - 9105 W. 85th Ave. between Austin Ave. & Marquette St.,Schererville (KNHL960/WQKL281)
  • Lake Ridge V.F.D. - 3961-3981 W. 47th Ave. between Whitcomb St. & Morton St.,Gary (WNDT918/WPXU427)
  • Lake Station V.F.D. -
    • Sta. #1 -
      • Current Sta. - 1876 Fairview Ave. between Huntington St. & Central Ave.,Lake Sta.
      • Former Sta. - 3629 Central Ave. between Ripley St. (aka US-6/State Route 51) & Rush St.,Lake Sta.
    • Sta. #2 - 3107 E. 35th Ave. between Colorado Ave. & Nebraska St.,Lake Sta.
  • Lake Station E.M.S. - 4341 Liverpool Rd. @ State St.,Lake Sta.
  • Lakes of the Four Seasons Fire Force -
    • Sta. #1 - 745 W. 275 S. across from Seasons View Ct.,Hebron (Porter Co.)
    • Sta. #2 - 10645 Randolph St. @ Ontario Dr.,Crown Point (KZZ641)
  • Lowell V.F.D. - 1331 Commercial Ave. (aka State Route 2) between Viant St. & Lincoln Ave.,Lowell (WNIW763)
  • Munster V.F.D. -
    • Sta. #1 (HQ) - 1007 Ridge Rd. between Tapper Ave. & Howard Ave.,Munster
    • Sta. #2 - 550 Fisher St. between Harrison Ave. & Cambridge Ct.,Munster (KNFQ677)
    • Sta. #3 - 9650 Calumet Ave. between Harold P. Hagburg Dr. & Treadway Rd.,Munster
  • New Chicago V.F.D. - 127 Huber Blvd. @ Michigan St.,New Chicago
  • Northwest Amb. Service - 870 Madison St. between E. Summit St. & Erie Ct.,Crown Point (WQOF402)
  • Prompt Amb. Service (WNDK485) -
    • Gary Sta. - 761 Clark Rd. between W. 7th Ave. & W. 8th Ave.,Gary (This was formerly Gary F.D. Sta. #9)
    • Highland Sta. -
      • Current Sta. - 9835 Express Dr. @ Industrial Dr.,Highland (WQBC338/WQBQ831)
      • Former Sta. - 2831 Jewett Ave. between Kennedy Ave. & 4th St.,Highland
    • Ross Twp. Sta. - 26 W. 73rd Ave. (aka Old Lincoln Hwy.) between Broadway (aka State Route 53) & Madison St.,Merrillville
  • Ross Twp. Fire Service Inc. -
    • Merrillville Sta. #1 -
      • Current Sta. - 18-22 W. 73rd Ave. (aka Old Lincoln Hwy.) between Broadway (aka State Route 53) & Madison St.,Merrillville (WPWY912)
      • Former Sta. - 24 W. 73rd Ave. (aka Old Lincoln Hwy.) between Broadway (aka State Route 53) & Madison St.,Merrillville
    • Merrillville Sta. #2 - 7905 Taft St. (aka State Route 55) between W. 79th Ave. & Lincoln Hwy. (aka US-30),Merrillville (WPWY912)
    • Ainsworth-Deep River Sta. #3 - 9264 Old Lincoln Hwy. between Lincoln Mill Rd. & S. County Line Rd.,Hobart
    • Merrillville Sta. #4 - 850 W. 57th Ave. between Harrison St. & Pierce St.,Merrillville (WPWY912)
    • Special Services Sta. #5 - 26 W. 73rd Ave. (aka Old Lincoln Hwy.) between Broadway (aka State Route 53) & Madison St.,Merrillville
  • St. John F.D. - 11033 W. 93rd Ave. @ Civic Dr.,St. John (WQIP637)
  • Schererville F.D. -
    • Sta. #2 (HQ) - 1650 Cline Ave. (aka County Route 912) @ E. Joliet St.,Schererville (WNXR543)
    • Sta. #3 - 1949 Springvale Dr. @ Burr St.,Crown Point
    • Sta. #4 - 280-300 Plum Creek Dr. between Woodhollow Dr. & Brooke Ln.,Schererville (WNXR543)
  • Schneider-West Creek Twp. V.F.D. - 23800 Parrish Ave. @ (9607) W. 238th Ave.,Schneider
  • Shelby V.F.D. Inc. - 23318 Shelby Rd. (aka State Route 55) across from W. 233rd Ave.,Shelby (WPWT693)
  • Tri-Creek E.M.S. -
    • Lowell Sta. - Lowell V.F.D. (WPNP870)
    • Schneider Sta. - Schneider-West Creek Twp. V.F.D.
  • Whiting F.D. - 1920-1922 Schrage Ave. @ Fischrupp St.,Whiting (WPXI247/WQFL601)

Lake County Fire Department Numbering System

  • 1200 - Cedar Lake
  • 1500 - Crown Point
  • 1800 to 2100 - Dyer
  • 2200 - Munster
  • 2500 to 2800 - East Chicago
  • 3100 to 3300 - Griffith
  • 4100 to 4800 - Hammond
  • 5100 to 5200 - Highland
  • 5300 to 5600 - Hobart
  • 5800 - Lake Dale
  • 5900 - Lake Hills
  • 6100 - Lake Ridge
  • 6300 to 6400 - Lake Station
  • 6600 to 6800 - Lowell (Tri-Creek EMS - 6700)
  • 6900 - New Chicago
  • 7000 to 7400 - Merrillville/Ross Twp
  • 7500 to 7700 - St. John
  • 7800 to 8100 - Schererville
  • 8200 - Schnieder
  • 8300 - Shelby
  • 8400 - Whiting
  • 8500 to 9900 - Gary

Fire Unit Designations

  • 00 - Station
  • 01 to 09 - Officers
  • 10 to 19 - Engines
  • 20 to 29 - Aerials (Towers & Ladders)
  • 30 to 39 - Rescues
  • 40 to 49 - Tankers
  • 50 to 59 - Specialty Units
  • 60 to 69 - Ambulances (Medics)
  • 70 to 79 - Brush Trucks
  • 80 to 99 - Individual Department Members

Fire Tone Out **On Frequency 154.815 (Old Sheriff Channel)**

  • The ones marked with an '*' have been used in the past, but are not being used right now that I have heard, however I thought I would post them here just in case they start getting used again.
  • The ones marked with "**" are NOT dispatched by Central
A TonesB TonesDescription
??????Cedar Lake**
553.9726.8Crown Point EMS
600.9726.8Crown Point Fire - On Duty Engine Crew
553.9584.8Crown Point Fire - General Tone/Volunteers
349.0330.5Dyer Fire
470.5903.2East Chicago Fire
1063.2928.1Gary Fire/EMS*
339.6321.7Griffith Fire
726.8524.6Hammond Fire/EMS
669.9634.5Highland Fire
855.5903.2Hobart Fire/EMS
584.8688.3Lake Dalecarlia Fire
810.2Long ToneLake Hills / St. John Auto Aid
1513.51357.6Lake Hills Fire
584.8767.4Lake Ridge Fire
584.8855.5Lake Station Fire
953.71153.4Lowell Fire
510.5330.5Merrillville Fire - On Engine Duty Crew (7011)
470.5617.4Merrillville Fire - Volunteers
584.8617.4Munster Fire
617.4553.9New Chicago Fire
445.71122.5Prompt EMS - Chief (5260)
600.91122.5Prompt EMS - Dyer (1964)
832.51122.5Prompt EMS - East Chicago (2561, 2562)
470.51122.5Prompt EMS - Griffith (3161)
707.31122.5Prompt EMS - Highland (5261, 5262)
879.01122.5Prompt EMS - Lake Station (6361)
903.21122.5Prompt EMS - Merrillville (7061, 7062)
788.51122.5Prompt EMS - Munster (2261)
??????Schererville**
??????Schneider Fire
617.4321.7Shelby Fire
688.3810.2St. John Fire
368.5539.0Tri-Creek EMS
410.8330.5Tri-Creek EMS - Off Duty Call Back
422.1688.3Whiting Fire/EMS

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