Dispatched for a caller stating that they smell something hot inside of the structure. Upon our arrival, no smoke and/ or flames are visible from the exterior of the structure. The occupant met us at ...
Wednesday, June 16th, 2021
Dispatched for a motor vehicle accident; a police department unit at the scene is requesting a response by fire and EMS. Upon arrival, fire personnel assisted the ambulance crew. Fire department perso...
Saturday, June 12th, 2021
Dispatched for a smoke alarm activation. Upon arrival, no evacuation of the structure is noted. No visible indications of a fire are noted from the exterior of the structure. We spoke with the occupan...
Dispatched for a report of a tree down on electric utility distribution lines and there is a tree fire. Kosciusko County REMC utility company is requested for a response to the scene also. Upon arriva...
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 w...
Friday, June 26th, 2015
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 Execu...
Thursday, December 18th, 2014
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...
Saturday, July 26th, 2014
Repair parts are obtained and repairs are completed on the backup generator for the radio repeater tower on Kern Rd.

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 5 certified personnel per shift, along with the Fire 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

  • Must be legally authorized to work in the United States.
  • Must be at least 21 years of age.
  • Must be a high school graduate, as evidenced by a transcript issued by an accredited high school.
  • Must possess a valid unrestricted driver's license.
  • Must be willing, if appointed, to reside within Kosciusko County or an adjoining county in Indiana.
  • Must have current Firefighter/EMT or Paramedic certification.
Copies of the Following Documents are Required
  • DD214 (Armed Services Discharge if applicable)
  • Birth Certificate
  • High School Diploma
  • Valid Driver's License
  • Firefighter Certification
  • EMT or Paramedic Certification
Selection Process
  • Background Investigation
  • Written Examination
  • Candidate Physical Abilities Examination
  • Psychological Examination
  • Pension (77 PERF) Physical Examination
  • Conditional Offer of Employment
Required Education
  • High School or Equivalent 

 

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

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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 E.
Friday, June 26th, 2015
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 RepresentativeDennis Darr--Turkey Cre...
Thursday, December 18th, 2014
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.
Saturday, July 26th, 2014
Repair parts are obtained and repairs are completed on the backup generator for the radio repeater tower on Kern Rd.
Dispatched for a caller stating that they smell something hot inside of the structure. Upon our arrival, no smoke and/ or flames are visible from the exterior of the structure. The occupant met us at the door and stated that they smell a "burning smell" near a lamp inside of the structure....
Wednesday, June 16th, 2021
Dispatched for a motor vehicle accident; a police department unit at the scene is requesting a response by fire and EMS. Upon arrival, fire personnel assisted the ambulance crew. Fire department personnel applied floor dry for fluids on the roadway and assisted with traffic control.
Saturday, June 12th, 2021
Dispatched for a smoke alarm activation. Upon arrival, no evacuation of the structure is noted. No visible indications of a fire are noted from the exterior of the structure. We spoke with the occupants of the structure who state that this is an accidental alarm activation as a result of an overheat...
Dispatched for a report of a tree down on electric utility distribution lines and there is a tree fire. Kosciusko County REMC utility company is requested for a response to the scene also. Upon arrival, the electric utility lines are noted to be arcing.

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