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Firefighters quickly extinguish garage fire

Frankfort, IN – Responding at 5:54 p.m. Tuesday night to a confirmed residential fire at 1545 North County Road 130 West, Frankfort firefighters had the blaze under control by 6:22 p.m. According to Deputy Chief Jeff Cline, all three stations responded to the general alarm and upon arrival, Engine #3 reported the attached garage was […]

City Hall open house delayed until December; others remain as scheduled

Frankfort, IN – The open house for City Hall originally scheduled for this month as part of the series of department events will be rescheduled to December to showcase additional improvements that will be made in Old Stoney. The other department open houses will take place as announced this month from 5:30 p.m. – 7:30 […]

City departments’ series of open houses

Frankfort, IN – As part of the McBarnes administration’s Neighborhood Revitalization cornerstone, City government department staffs will host a series of open houses for the community, providing residents with the opportunity to see City facilities and the improvements made to each area. Each open house will take place from 5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. on […]

City officials issue weather preparedness statement

Joint statement from Mayor Chris McBarnes, Fire Chief John Kirby and Police Chief Troy Bacon With six to ten inches of rain from Tropical Storm Isaac forecasted to reach the Clinton County area by the Labor Day holiday weekend, the Frankfort Police and Fire Departments stand ready to assist the Clinton County Emergency Management Agency […]

Firefighters extinguish residential attic fire

Frankfort, IN – Responding to a confirmed house fire yesterday afternoon at 654 West Boone Street, Frankfort firefighters quickly gained access into the house and located and extinguished the fire in the attic of the unoccupied home being renovated.According to Fire Chief John Kirby, crews were dispatched at approximately 12:30 p.m. to the two-story house. […]

House fire identified as arson; two suspects arrested

Public safety teamwork leads to arrests in less than a week Frankfort, IN – Through the investigative teamwork of Frankfort’s Fire and Police Departments, two suspects were arrested yesterday for burglary and arson of an abandoned house at 514 Ohio Street, with the case solved less than a week from the July 14 fire. Frankfort […]

Fire Department handling illegal burn calls

Since the Clinton County burn ban went into effect in June, Frankfort firefighters have responded to 15 illegal burn calls and one grass fire within their territory. Residents are reminded the County burn ban has been extended again until August 6, so caution is urged with the ongoing dry, hot weather. No fireworks currently are […]

Clinton County issues mandatory burn ban

Frankfort, IN – Clinton County Commissioners at their meeting yesterday issued an extension of Ordinance 99-8, a countywide burn ban in effect immediately until further notice prohibiting fireworks, campfires or other fires for cooking and heat, burning of trash and vegetation, burning candles, flares, torches, and any other incendiary devices. According to Frankfort Fire Chief […]