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Fire Chief releases department statistics

Kirby outlines activity from January – May Frankfort, Ind. – At the most recent Board of Public Works meeting, Fire Chief John Kirby outlined the Fire Department’s activity statistics from January 1 – May 12 of this year with 869 total calls happening during that time. “Of the 869 calls, 560 were fire-related and 309 […]

Smoke Alarm Blitz Community Involvement Day April 9

Volunteers needed to help reach goal of 1,000 alarms installed Frankfort, Ind. – In their ongoing mission to enhance residents’ safety by sharing information and installing smoke detectors to those without one, Frankfort firefighters, Clinton County Red Cross volunteers and fire cadets will conduct a Smoke Alarm Blitz Community Involvement Day on Saturday, April 9. […]

April 2 Battle of the Badges to raise funds for scholarships

All-Star games pit high school seniors against alumni that evening Frankfort, Ind. – In their annual match-up on the hardwood, Frankfort firefighters and police officers will host their annual Battle of the Badges Saturday, April 2 at 1:00 p.m. in Frankfort High School’s Case Arena to raise funds for local scholarships. Public safety officials are […]

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 […]