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Fire investigation, teamwork result in two arson arrests

Frankfort, Ind. – Through a dedicated investigation by Frankfort firefighter investigators and detectives from the Clinton County Sheriff’s Office, two arson arrests were made yesterday in the August 3 fire on State Road 39 North. At 10:00 p.m. August 10, Jennifer Matthews (Carter) and Joshua Smith were arrested and taken into custody. Based on formal […]

Firefighters continue smoke detector blitz Saturday

Frankfort, Ind. – Frankfort firefighters will continue their initiative to install smoke detectors and replace batteries in existing detectors for all those needing this protection with a Smoke Detector Blitz this Saturday from 9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. in the southeast section of town. According to Fire Chief John Kirby, 2,600 alarms have been installed […]

City officials preparing for Fourth of July celebration

Public’s safety is number one priority Frankfort, Ind. – With the City’s annual Fourth of July celebration set once again for TPA Park, various roadways through the park will be closed to traffic to enhance park visitors’ safety, including North Park Drive (at the light post) closing at 7:00 p.m. that night. Visitors are encouraged […]

Battle of Badges, All-Star games scholarship fundraiser set for April 8

Tickets $5 for all three games 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 8 at 1:00 p.m. at Rossville Junior/Senior High School’s gymnasium to raise funds for local scholarships. Public safety officials are hoping to raise $8,000 […]

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, Monday, October 31. The Board of Public Works and Safety approved the times at their meeting yesterday. Frankfort firefighters will distribute candy at all three fire stations (headquarters at 257 South Clay Street, Engine Company #2 at 508 North […]

Fire Department planning busy 2016 Fire Prevention Week

School visits, fire drills, station tours focus on fire safety education Frankfort, Ind. – Focusing on providing fire prevention education, firefighters will visit all Frankfort schools next week during Fire Prevention Week, with the goal of reaching approximately 3,500 students with school visits, fire drills, fire prevention presentations and station tours. According to Fire Chief […]

Neighborhood Connection meeting Thursday

Frankfort, Ind. – Wrapping up the City’s fourth 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 northeast quadrant at East Side Park (Lawrence Ferrell Park) Thursday, July 21 from 6:00 – 7:00 p.m. Neighbors […]

2,150 smoke alarms installed!

The Fire Department, along with Clinton County Red Cross volunteers, fire cadets and many of you as wonderful volunteers installed a total of 2,150 smoke alarms throughout the community this year during the Fire Department’s Smoke Alarm Blitz!  Thank you so much for your time, assistance and caring commitment in making your friends, neighbors and […]