Fire department opens annual appeal
The Indiana Fire Association recently mailed letters to announce its annual fund drive.
The IFA’s two fire stations serve more than 40,000 residents and university students. Last year, the volunteer firefighters responded to 635 calls.
Representing the 135-year-old fire association are, from left, Bill Simmons, president; Tom Parker, secretary; Paul Koons, administrator; and Chuck Kelly, fire chief. (Michael Walker/Gazette photo)