Frankfort, IN – Frankfort firefighters were dispatched at 10:15 a.m. on Tuesday, February 2, to a possible structure fire. Upon arrival at 850 S. First Street, firefighters found smoke rising from the dwelling.
Battalion Chief Jamie Michael called in eight off duty firefighters to cover the rest of the city. Firefighters made entry and quickly knocked the fire down. By 11:20 a.m., the fire was extinguished. Firefighters remained on the scene to monitor hot spots before clearing the scene at 12:45 p.m. The dwelling was unoccupied at the time of the fire, and no injuries were reported.
According to Chief John Kirby, “The teamwork and diligent efforts of our firefighters allowed us to bring the fire under control quickly and prevent damage to any surrounding houses.”
Fire Investigator Dustin Phillips reported that the fire started in the garage attic before moving through the house. He has ruled the cause of the damage to be electrical.
For additional questions please contact Fire Chief John Kirby at (765)242-0026