Sunday, September 23, 2018

Archive | Fire Department Updates

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 […]

Firefighters host smoke detector blitz Saturday

Frankfort, Ind. – Frankfort firefighters will host another volunteer event 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 south and east sections of town. According to Fire Chief John Kirby, 2,900 alarms […]

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 […]