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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 […]

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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 […]

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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, […]

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Coomer & Sons Sawmill fire extinguished in 35 minutes

Frankfort, IN  – Responding to a call at Coomer & Sons Sawmill at 10:35 p.m. last night, Frankfort firefighters came upon the main sawmill fully engulfed in flames and within 35 minutes had the fire extinguished. No injuries were reported.   According to Fire Chief John Kirby, the fire is under investigation at this time.   […]

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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 […]

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Every 15 Minutes drill, mock car crash highlight drunk driving dangers

Teens warned of risk prior to Saturday’s prom  Frankfort, IN – Designed to remind Frankfort high school students of the dangers of drunk driving as Saturday’s prom approaches, Frankfort firefighters conducted an Every 15 Minutes drill and will do a Mock 10-50 (car crash) this week at Frankfort High School. On Wednesday, an Every 15 […]

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Chili cook-off to raise funds for Project Lifesaver

Local public safety agencies participating in cook-off Frankfort, IN – Hosted by Big Country Barbecue, representatives from Clinton County and City of Frankfort public safety agencies will compete in a chili cook-off Saturday, April 26 at noon to raise funds for Project Lifesaver International (PLI) training for area law enforcement and medical personnel. Clinton County […]

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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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