The Porter Fire Department has been providing fire prevention and rescue services since 1991. The department has a staff of trained and certified firefighters, captains and lieutenants who offer emergency and nonemergency medical response services. It operates several fire stations that are equipped with engines, rescue trucks, tankers and boats. The Porter Fire Department s hazardous material response units include protective clothing and monitoring devices for use in chemical spills. The department conducts fire training sessions that provide fire safety tips and techniques. The Porter Fire Department additionally organizes fire prevention classes for children and individuals. The department is located in Porter, Ind.