Fire Department

The Mission of the La Porte Fire Department is to provide the highest standard of professional service to all those who seek our help. We will protect life, property, and the environment by providing rapid response in the event of a fire, medical emergencies, and natural or man-made disasters.


809 W. 18th St.
La Porte, IN 46350

2024 Shift Calendar Download

La Porte Fire Department consists of three shifts. Each shift is headed by a battalion chief and three captains. The department maintains a staff of three fire inspectors and three mechanics, as well as a training officer.

Photo Name Title Email Phone
Snyder, Andrew Chief Email 219-362-3456
Burke, Kelly Assistant Chief Email 219-362-3456
Jedrysek, Erik Training Chief Email 219-362-3456


Shift A : Physical Address :  La Porte, IN 46350
Photo Name Title Email Phone
Klimczak, Steve Battalion Chief    
Wineland, Eddie Captain    
Garner, Brian Captain    
Lott, William Captain    
Schuster, Matthew Inspector    
Oake, Russell Mechanic    
Shuyler, Patrick Firefighter/EMT    
Balanow, Ryan Firefighter/EMT    
Fisher, Max Firefighter/EMT    
Sheldon, Randy Firefighter/EMT    
Bowen, Jesse Firefighter/EMT    
Poulos, Elija Firefighter/EMT    
Kelly, Jeremy Firefighter/EMT    


Shift B : Physical Address : La Porte, IN 46350
Photo Name Title Email Phone
Biernacki, Doug Battalion Chief    
Lusco, Tom Captain    
Pressler, AC Captain    
Wisnieski, Carl Captain    
Slater, Brett Inspector    
Roberts, Bruce Mechanic    
Devereaux, Derek Firefighter/EMT    
Doig, Samuel Firefighter/EMT    
Long, Tyler Firefighter/EMT    
Post, Adam Firefighter/EMT    
Ring, Anthony Firefighter/EMT    
Salyer, Chad Firefighter/EMT    


Shift C : Physical Address : La Porte, IN 46350
Photo Name Title Email Phone
Robowski, Chase Battalion Chief    
Kanney, Zachary Captain    
Wilson, Scott Captain    
Sabie, Erik Captain    
Boardman, Michael Inspector    
Gray, Brian Mechanic    
Mulcrone, Michael Firefighter/Paramedic    
Cooney, Jacob Firefighter/EMT    
Kazmierczak, Jacob Firefighter/EMT    
Wegiel, Keith Firefighter/EMT    
Gibertini, Anthony Firefighter/Paramedic    
Bladecki, Ryan Firefighter/EMT    
Meyers, Joshua Firefighter/EMT