Published on Jul 25, 2014 by MABAS21:
“At aboutÂ 11:30Â Gary FD was dispatched to a reported house on fire in the 2400 Block of Cass. Engine 12 being 1st on scene pulled a line and crews advanced in for an attack when Engine 12 would not pump. Crews had to stand-by and wait for Engine 7 to come in and use their engine to pump. While fighting the fire fireworks were going off all over the area and a shell exploded in the front yard that was set off by the radiant heat from the house burning. The fire was brought under control without incident. Fire investigators were on scene working.