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Indiana State Fire Marshal’s Office officials visit Suncrest Elementary

State officials invited by Frankfort Fire Department leaders to share fire safety information Frankfort, Ind. – As part of October’s Fire Prevention Month activities, Frankfort Fire Department Fire Chief John Kirby and Assistant Fire Chief Ed Cripe invited officials from the Indiana State Fire Marshal’s Office to visit with Suncrest Elementary fourth, fifth and sixth […]

Residential trick-or-treat hours extended to Saturday night

Frankfort, Ind. – With cold temperatures and rain in the forecast for tonight, Frankfort’s official trick-or-treat hours are being extended to 5:00 – 8:00 p.m. Saturday night, in addition to 5:00 – 8:00 p.m. tonight. City officials have extended the hours since parents may believe it’s too cold and rainy for their little ghosts and […]

Trick-or-treating and Fire Department open house highlight Halloween

In conjunction with official trick-or-treating hours from 5:00 – 8:00 p.m. on Halloween, Friday, October 31, Frankfort Fire Department officials will host an open house at Fire headquarters at 257 South Clay Street, featuring the Department’s new rescue pumper and battalion vehicle. The new rescue pumper which combines two trucks into one with the new […]

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Evento de Prevencion de Incendios

Usted está cordialmente invitado a un evento de Prevencion de Incendios que sera GRATIS sólo para miembros de la comunidad Hispana de Frankfort. Por favor únase con  John Kirby el Jefe de Bomberos, Sam Payne el  inspector de construcciónes y Pastor Leo Gonzales de la Primera Iglesia Bautista para una noche agradable , educativa y […]

Hispanic Fire Awareness Program October 22

Trust, information sharing, communication are goals of event Frankfort, Ind. – Members of Frankfort’s Hispanic population are invited to a Fire Awareness Program on Wednesday, October 22 at 6:00 p.m. at the Clinton County Boys & Girls Club, hosted by Fire Chief John Kirby and Building Inspector Sam Payne and translated by Primera Iglesia Bautista […]

Fire Department gearing up for busy 2014 Fire Prevention Week

School visits, extinguisher classes, station tours to focus on fire safety education Frankfort, Ind. – Celebrating October 5 – 11 as 2014 Fire Prevention Week, Frankfort firefighters plan to reach approximately 3,300 students with school visits, including fire drills, fire prevention lectures, station tours and smoke trailer visits as well as extinguisher classes for Frankfort […]

Firefighters successfully battle blaze on West Armstrong Street

Frankfort, Ind. – With all three of the Frankfort Fire Department’s engines and its rescue truck responding, firefighters battled heavy smoke and flames coming from the north and east sides of a house on West Armstrong Street late Tuesday night, successfully extinguishing the fire with no injuries. According to Assistant Fire Chief Ed Cripe, the […]

City officials preparing for July 4 celebration

Kyger Street to be closed to traffic Friday evening for pedestrian safety Frankfort, IN – In preparation for Friday’s July 4 celebration in TPA Park, Kyger Street from Prairie Street to the east end of the bridge will be closed to traffic Friday evening from 7:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m. for pedestrians’ safety. Frankfort Fire, […]

Fire Department awarded $4,000 Homeland Security grant

Frankfort, IN – With the award of a $4,000 grant from the Indiana Homeland Security Foundation, Frankfort Fire Department leadership will purchase two blitz fire nozzles. According to Assistant Fire Chief Ed Cripe, the nozzles will be purchased to upgrade equipment and help maximize firefighters’ resources at fire scenes. Blitz nozzles are stand alone monitor […]