Frankfort, Ind. – June 12, 2017 – Firefighters from Frankfort, Rossville and Mulberry are battling a fire at the Clinton County landfill that began around 9:30 p.m. this evening.
According to Frankfort Fire Chief John Kirby, the fire is on the west side of the landfill covering an area approximately 40 x 40 yards.
“As of about 11 p.m., we’ve used approximately 6,000 gallons of water and anticipate staying here throughout the night dealing with small smoldering fires,” Kirby said.
Every Frankfort fire crew is on the scene with crews from Rossville and Mulberry called in to provide additional manpower and tanker assistance, with a total of 25 firefighters working the fire.
Ten off-duty Frankfort firefighters were called in to cover headquarters tonight.