Emergency response teams have tried to increase the speed and coordination of their disaster response efforts in response to threats like 9/11.
The state relies heavily on apartment complex managers to enforce the grill fire laws because enforcement officers cannot inspect every apartment.
A construction crew had been suspected of starting the fire since it broke out on July 5.
Cleanup at Indiana University’s Health, Physical Education and Recreation building is touch-and-go following a fire there last week.
In all more than 40 firefighters and all the trucks from the Bloomington Fire Department were dispatched to the building.
No one was injured when an electrical malfunction caused an explosion and fire near the Indiana Statehouse.
While experts say space heaters have become safer in the past several years, fire officials contend no heater is safe enough to overcome human error.
Donations to help the 14 people displaced by a fire which destroyed part of the Paoli town square Saturday are rolling in.
Department of Natural Resources teams are watching state forests in an effort to stop fires before they start.
Sixty-five counties in Indiana are now under burn bans.