Fallen Firefighters to be Brought Home Today
Members of the Pipe Creek Township Fire Department will be travelling to Ft. Wayne, IN to pickup fallen firefighters Kyle Hibst and David Wittkamper and return them to Madison County, IN. The firefighter escort will travel south on I69 exiting at State Road 28 and then proceed west to Elwood, IN passing in front of the Pipe Creek Township Fire Department located at 6923 West Street Road 28 Elwood, IN 46036 . Several local fire, ems and other first responders will be joining this escort to pay tribute to the fallen firefighters.
All News Media is welcome to setup at Pipe Creek Township Fire Department or anywhere along the escort route. PIO Todd Harmeson will be available at Pipe Creek Township Fire Department.
Please monitor our twitter account @MadisonCoEMA for timing information. At this time, we anticipate the escort to reach State Road 28 and I69 between 1:30 PM – 3:00 PM. When the escort leaves Ft. Wayne we will have a more exact time frame.
Madison County EMA will be assisting with traffic control along St. Road 28 between I69 and Elwood.
This press release is being sent on behalf of the Pipe Creek Township Fire Department.