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Thu. Feb 1st 2018
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...
Tue. Jan 30th 2018
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 s...
Tue. Jan 30th 2018
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...
Mon. Jan 29th 2018
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 cre...
Sat. Jan 27th 2018
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 bu...
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Fri. Jun 26th 2015
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...
Fri. Jun 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...
Thu. Dec 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...
Sat. Jul 26th 2014
Repair parts are obtained and repairs are completed on the backup generator for the radio repeater tower on Kern Rd.
Wed. Jul 23rd 2014
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 tha...

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


Turkey Creek Fire Territory---Station #1                                                                                                                                                                       

402 N. Huntington St.                                                                                                                                                                                                     

Syracuse, In. 46567   (574)457-4100                                                                                                                                                                           

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