Seventy Hoosiers died in fires last year. That's down from 78 deaths in 2016, or about a 10.3 percent drop.
Homeland Security officials say in addition to having a family emergency preparedness plan, homeowners should take steps to protect their property as well.
Local police departments throughout the state will give away 8,500 radios.
There were more than 240 arrests related to impaired driving and other misconduct during last year’s annual Scheid Diesel Extravaganza.
Individuals and businesses impacted by the recent tornadoes in Indiana can access resources through disaster recovery centers in Southern Indiana.
Officials say residents should be wary of people going door-to-door collecting donations for victims.
Indiana has standardized its travel-advisory system.
Indiana Department of Homeland Security should have the appeal on the governor's desk by the end of the week.
The Indiana Department of Homeland Security will send the appeal to President Obama once all of the new information is added to the request.
It can take months for FEMA to approval assistance for individual disaster areas.