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City officials preparing for Fourth of July celebration

Public’s safety is number one priority Frankfort, Ind. – With Frankfort’s annual Fourth of July celebration planned in 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. next Wednesday night. Visitors are encouraged to use […]

Firefighters’ mayday training April 9

Frankfort, Ind. – As part of their ongoing training initiatives, Frankfort firefighters will enact their fourth mayday training at 9:00 p.m. next Monday night at the Frankfort Municipal Utilities billing office to practice for when a firefighter is down in a fire scene. According to Fire Chief John Kirby, two years ago Battalion Chief Jeff Cline […]

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 […]