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Tuesday, May 22, 2018

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Fire Prevention School Safety Week May 13 – 17

Frankfort, IN – As a part of their ongoing mission to educate local students on fire safety, Frankfort firefighters are dedicating this week to fire prevention and safety in the community’s schools. According to Fire Chief John Kirby, this week’s activities are designed to educate students about the importance of and reasons for fire drills […]

News briefs

RECYCLING TOP 10 Below are Top 10 reasons recycling is a simple, easy and very important activity for the benefit of everyone in Frankfort: 1. Recycle cardboard, plastic, paper, aluminum, metal, and glass. 2. Dumping trash costs the City money (more than $100,000 last year in dump fees). 3. Nearly 90 percent of household trash […]

Firefighters quickly extinguish adjacent house fires

Investigation underway; arson and accidental causes ruled out Frankfort, IN – Frankfort firefighters quickly extinguished adjacent house fires last night at 456 and 458 Sims Street while probationary firefighter Adam Lucas was injured from falling ten feet into the basement of one of the houses. According to Fire Chief John Kirby, Lucas was transported to […]

Mayoral comment on adjacent house fires, firefighter injury and rescue

Our outstanding firefighters quickly extinguished adjacent house fires last night at 456 and 458 Sims Street. The crew did a great job knocking down the fires with minimal damage incurred. Unfortunately, one of our probationary firefighters, Adam Lucas, fell ten feet into the basement of one of the houses. Lieutenant Ed Cripe and Firefighter Kevin […]

Frankfort firefighters help battle Industrial Pallet Corporation fire

Nine local firefighters assisted on scene at various times Frankfort, IN – Responding to a request for mutual aid from Clark’s Hill last night, five Frankfort firefighters were dispatched at 8:30 p.m. to help battle the Industrial Pallet Corporation blaze on U.S. 52. According to Fire Chief John Kirby, more than 130 firefighters from 22 […]

Police offer Halloween safety tips

Frankfort, IN – With the City’s official Halloween hours set for 5:00 – 9:00 p.m. next Wednesday, Frankfort Police, in partnership with the National Child Safety Council, are offering safety tips for trick-or-treaters. According to Police Chief Troy Bacon, trick-or-treaters of all ages are encouraged to take the following precautions to help ensure a safe […]

Police-Fire Basketball Classic to benefit area cancer patients

Battle of the Badges’ goal is $3,200 to help Clinton County families Frankfort, IN – Frankfort firefighters and police officers will go up against each other in a friendly Battle of the Badges basketball game on Saturday, November 3 to raise money for the Clinton County Cancer Association. Sponsors are needed for the 2:00 p.m. […]

Fire Department handles haz mat incident at Federal-Mogul

Frankfort, IN – Responding to a reported ammonia leak at Federal-Mogul’s plant at 7:00 a.m. this morning, Frankfort firefighters discovered the leak was hydrochloric acid spilt from a 300-gallon tank dropped from a forklift. According to Deputy Chief Rick Ham, being met by plant representatives upon arrival, firefighters were told an undetermined amount of hydrochloric […]

Fire Department planning busy Fire Prevention Week

Activity-filled week to focus on educating youth about fire safety Frankfort, IN – With this year’s theme, Have 2 Ways Out, Frankfort firefighters will conduct numerous presentations using their smoke trailer and conduct fire drills at area schools October 8 – 12, all designed to increase awareness and education among Frankfort youth about the dangers […]