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Fire at R&A Plastics remains under investigation

Frankfort, IN – With evidence collected from Tuesday’s fire at R&A Plastics, Inc. Frankfort fire investigators in cooperation with the Indiana State Fire Marshal’s Office are working to determine the cause of the fire. Excavation equipment will be brought to the site at 2021 West County Road 0 NS on Monday morning as part of […]

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Safer Seniors Program: Valentine’s Day relaunch

Public safety servants’ hearts taking care of Frankfort’s young-at-hearts Frankfort, IN – Shining a Valentine’s Day spotlight on Frankfort’s Safer Seniors Program, firefighters and police officers will visit Richard Ottinger’s home Friday afternoon to help ensure his home and surroundings provide a safe and secure environment, free of fire and safety risks as the two […]

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Battle of the Badges set for Sunday, November 24

Fire-Police basketball classic to benefit area cancer patients Frankfort, IN – Frankfort firefighters and police officers will go up against each other in a friendly Battle of the Badges basketball game at 3:00 p.m. on Sunday, November 24 in Case Arena to raise money for the Clinton County Cancer Association. According to Fire Chief John […]

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Firefighters battle early morning blaze

Frankfort, IN – Responding to a structure fire at 558 North Jackson Street at 1:48 a.m. Friday morning, Frankfort firefighters quickly brought the fire under control by 2:07 a.m. According to Division Chief and Chief Investigator Dustin Phillips, initial reports of a possible victim inside proved to be false. “Our crews searched the vacant home, […]

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Firefighters extinguish natural gas fire

Frankfort, IN – Frankfort firefighters quickly extinguished a natural gas fire with no injuries involved at 652 West Freeman Street Monday afternoon caused by a jeep hitting a gas main to the home. According to Deputy Chief Jamie Michael who was the Officer in Charge on the scene, firefighters dealt with the added risk of […]

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Fire Department planning busy Fire Prevention Week

Activity-filled week to focus on educating youth about fire safety Frankfort, IN – Recognizing October 6 – 12 as 2013 Fire Prevention Week, Frankfort firefighters will conduct fire drills, smoke trailer demonstrations and host a tour of fire headquarters this week, all designed to increase fire safety awareness and education among Frankfort youth. According to […]

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Free Safer Seniors Program

Frankfort Fire and Police personnel are working to improve the safety of the City’s beloved residents 65 years and older through the Safer Seniors Program. By calling 654-4329 and requesting an appointment, a police officer and firefighter will visit and evaluate residents’ homes for fire and safety hazards. They will share suggestions with homeowners of […]

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Firefighters extinguish fire at Coomer & Sons Sawmill

Frankfort, IN – A wood grinder on fire at Coomer & Sons Sawmill last night caused approximately $300,000 worth of damage with Frankfort firefighters extinguishing the blaze within 15 minutes of arrival. According to Battalion Chief Jeremy Warren, the fire was reported just before 6:00 p.m. “Upon arrival on the scene, Crew C immediately protected […]

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Fire prevention safety community meeting June 19

Public invited to learn about home safety tips, fireworks regulations, open burning laws Frankfort, IN — Focused on sharing information and answering community members’ questions about all types of fire-related issues, Fire Chief John Kirby and Frankfort firefighters will host a fire prevention safety community meeting on Wednesday, June 19 at 6:00 p.m. at the […]

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Firefighters extinguish barn fire

City, County cooperation sped up process Frankfort, IN – Battling a three-alarm, hay-filled barn fire, eight Frankfort firefighters put out the fire with the cooperation of the Clinton County Highway Department tonight. According to Fire Chief John Kirby, a payloader was needed to spread out large amounts of existing timber and hay to locate hot […]

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