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Two more Rossville Avenue fire victims released from hospital

Bank account set up to receive donations Frankfort, Ind. – The adult female and 14-year-old boy injured in Monday morning’s fire on Rossville Avenue have been released from the hospital, while the remaining fire victim, a five-year-old boy is still being treated at Riley Hospital, Frankfort Fire Chief John Kirby announced today. An account has been […]

Rossville Avenue fire victims continue to recover; identity of fatality released

Frankfort, Ind. – The 39-year-old man who died yesterday after being rescued by firefighters from the Rossville Avenue fire has been identified as Jason Trail, Sr., Frankfort Fire Chief John Kirby announced this afternoon. “The adult female victim still is being treated at the hospital for smoke inhalation. The five-year-old boy remains at Riley Hospital being […]

Fatality reported in Rossville Avenue fire

Frankfort, Ind. – The 39-year-old man entrapped in this morning’s farmhouse fire on Rossville Avenue died at 3:30 p.m. today in Eskenazi Hospital, Frankfort Fire Chief John Kirby announced this evening. Firefighters had pulled the man from the burning house and CPR was performed on him at the scene prior to him being lifelined to […]

Rossville Avenue farmhouse fire injures six

Frankfort, Ind. – Frankfort firefighters responded to a fully-involved two-story farmhouse fire at 2:20 a.m. today at 2243 Rossville Avenue that injured six people. According to Fire Chief John Kirby, firefighters pulled an adult male out of the house and he was airlifted to Eskenazi Hospital in Indianapolis and a five-year-old male was lifelined to Riley […]

Joint statement: calling 911 is best resource for those without shelter

First thing this morning, we met with Police Chief Troy Bacon and Fire Chief John Kirby to strategize on a plan going forward for those needing shelter in our ongoing extreme temperatures. We want to thank the generous folks at the First Nazarene Church for opening their doors and hearts to help all those who […]

Mayoral statement: help available for those without shelter tonight in freezing temperatures

Anyone without shelter in these freezing temperatures tonight or anyone who comes across someone without shelter this evening should call 911 and report that individual(s)’ situation/physical condition. Clinton County Dispatch will send the appropriate local public safety authorities (police, fire, EMS) to help that person or those people and connect them with shelter at the […]

Holiday Heroes to make holidays brighter for area families

Initiative made possible between firefighters and Clinton County Boys & Girls Club Frankfort, Ind. – Thanks to the caring partnership between Frankfort firefighters and representatives from the Clinton County Boys & Girls Club, three area families will have toys, clothes, food and daily living staples to enjoy this holiday season. According to Fire Chief John […]

Firefighters offer holiday safety tips

Frankfort, Ind. – With the holiday season here, Frankfort firefighters encourage resident to use extra caution to avoid fire hazards related to space heaters, dry Christmas trees and extra extension cords. “Make sure all smoke detectors and carbon dioxide detectors in your home are in working order. We have installed more than 3,500 smoke detectors […]

Fire Department planning busy 2017 Fire Prevention Week

School visits, fire drills focus on fire safety education Frankfort, Ind. – Focusing on fire prevention education, firefighters are visiting Frankfort schools as well as Heritage Christian Preschool and Learning Ladder Daycare during Fire Prevention Week this week to reach approximately 3,500 students with fire prevention presentations and fire drills. According to Fire Chief John […]