The dedicated professionals of the Turkey Creek Fire Territory are currently looking for professional individuals who are interested in becoming a CAREER FIREFIGHTER/ EMT. We serve a diverse population of approximately 10,000 permanent citizens and provide mutual aid response to other surrounding agencies. Turkey Creek Fire Territory personnel train and work to provide the best emergency services available. We strive to meet every challenge with professionalism, integrity and accountability, and we will set the standard for others in our field. We provide competent and compassionate care to those in need. The Turkey Creek Fire Territory staffs 4 certified personnel per shift, along with a Fire Chief and Deputy Chief during business hours. Our Advanced Life Support ambulances are staffed with Paramedics and EMTs 24 hours a day. We work closely with our Medical Director to provide the most current, evidence-based EMS care available.
Basic Eligibility Requirements
Employment Applications are Available in the File Library or may picked up in person at:
Turkey Creek Fire Territory---Station #2
8138 E. McClintic Rd.
Syracuse, In. 46567 (574)457-5507 (574)457-6917
Turkey Creek Fire Territory---Station #1
402 N. Huntington St.
Syracuse, In. 46567 (574)457-4100
The Annual Department Pork Chop & Chicken Barbecue Fundraiser will be on Saturday July 4th, 2015. Prices are as follows:Chicken--$6.00 per halfPork Chops--$6.00 eachCorn on the Con--$1.00 eachWe will begin selling at approximately 10:00 AM and continue until sold out.Please enter from ...
The Turkey Creek Fire Territory Executive Board public meeting is the second Monday of each month at 6:45 PM at the Syracuse Town Hall. Everyone is invited to attend.Turkey Creek Fire Territory Executive Board Members:Kim Cates--President--Turkey Creek Township RepresentativeDen...
A new grass/ brush fire truck has been ordered from 1st Attack Engineering, Inc. of Waterloo, In. The bid awarded was for $100,865.00. There is an estimated 18 week delay from the time of order of the new Ford chassis until the time of delivery to the manufacturer. The new chassis has been orde...
Repair parts are obtained and repairs are completed on the backup generator for the radio repeater tower on Kern Rd.
The Turkey Creek Fire Territory, in an effort to increase awareness and protect our community from the dangers of carbon monoxide poisoning, is providing free carbon monoxide detectors to everyone that cannot afford one. We would like to get at least one carbon monoxide detector in every r...
The Turkey Creek Fire Territory responded to a smoke alarm activation at 1:37 PM; smoke alarm upstairs in the house. Upon arrival of the first engine crew, construction crews are noted to be inside of the structure with the entry door to the structure open. Construction crews are noted to be sanding...
The Turkey Creek Fire Territory responded to a fire alarm at 9:03 PM; lake house smoke detector; no key holder en route. Upon arrival, no smoke and/ or fire noted. Access gained to the structure. No smoke and/ or fire noted inside of the structure. The alarm system was reset with no further activati...
The Turkey Creek Fire Territory responded to a report of a brush fire at the intersection at 3:46 AM. Upon arrival, the initial arriving fire personnel report a large brush fire with no exposures. The property owner arrived at the scene. The IDEM burning regulations are explained to the property own...
The Turkey Creek Fire Territory responded at 12:32 PM to a report of a vehicle fire at the intersection of CR 1250N and CR 1000E. Upon arrival to the intersection, no vehicle fire is located. Fire crews widened the search for the vehicle fire and the incident is located approximately 50 yards north ...
The Turkey Creek Fire Territory responded to a report of illegal burning activity at 12:23 PM. Upon arrival, the IDEM burning regulations are explained to the subject that is conducting the illegal burning activity. The fire is extinguished. All units cleared the scene at 12:45 PM and returned to qu...
Have you tested your carbon monoxide detector within the last week?