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Tuesday, December 1, 2015

Archive | Fire Department Updates

Holiday Heroes to make holidays brighter for area families

Initiative is partnership between Frankfort firefighters and Clinton County Boys & Girls Club Frankfort, Ind. – The upcoming holiday season will be much brighter for several area families thanks to the caring dedication and hard work of the Clinton County Boys & Girls Club working in partnership with Frankfort firefighters. According to Fire Chief John […]

ADM check presentation to FFD for SCBA bottles - November 2, 2015

ADM grant awarded to Fire Department for air bottles

Frankfort, Ind. – Having successfully applied for a grant from Archer Daniels Midland (ADM) Company, the Frankfort Fire Department was awarded $5,000 today for the purchase of SCBA (self-contained breathing apparatus) bottles. According to Assistant Fire Chief Ed Cripe, the Department will have to replace 20 bottles in 2016 as they will have reached their […]

Drug arrests, trash-recycling, handling of code violations up; structure fires, theft, burglary and robbery down

City departments’ stats point in right direction at conclusion of last 200-Day Plan for 2015 Frankfort, Ind. – At the conclusion of the McBarnes administration’s fifth 200-Day Plan, drug arrests are up, structure fires are down, handling of property maintenance complaints are up and trash and recycling collection amounts have increased while major crimes of […]

Frankfort’s official trick-or-treat hours set for Halloween night

Frankfort, Ind. – Frankfort’s official trick-or-treat hours will be 5:00 – 8:00 p.m. on Halloween night, October 31. The Board of Public Works and Safety approved the times at their meeting this afternoon. Frankfort firefighters will distribute candy at all three fire stations (headquarters at 257 South Clay Street, Engine Company #2 at 508 North […]

Safer Seniors Program appointments available: 654-4329!

Frankfort residents 65 years and older or those physically challenged are encouraged to take advantage of Frankfort’s Safer Senior Program.  Firefighters and police officers will visit senior citizens’ homes to perform safety checks for fire and safety hazards to take care of small risks before they become big dangers. Visits are conducted every Thursday afternoon […]

Firefighters wrap up busy 2015 Fire Prevention Week

  School visits, extinguisher classes, station tours focus on fire safety education Wrapping up October 4-10 as 2015 Fire Prevention Week, Frankfort firefighters are reaching approximately 3,500 students with school visits, including fire drills, fire prevention presentations and station tours. According to Fire Chief John Kirby, fire crews have visited Blue Ridge Elementary, Green Meadows […]

Neighborhood Connection event October 8

 Third program concludes McBarnes administration’s current 200-Day Plan Frankfort, Ind. – Wrapping up the City’s third Neighborhood Connection Program, Mayor Chris McBarnes and the leaders of the City’s Police, Fire, Building Services, Parks and Street Departments will host an informal meeting for residents in Frankfort’s northwest quadrant at Circle Park October 8 from 6:00 – […]

Next Smoke Detector Blitz August 22

Record results achieved during July 18 blitz Frankfort, Ind. – Frankfort firefighters’ ongoing Smoke Detector Blitz Program had a record day Saturday, July 18 when they, along with Clinton County Red Cross volunteers and fire cadets visited 51 homes, installed 97 smoke detectors and replaced 17 batteries. According to Assistant Fire Chief Ed Cripe, the […]