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Cause of Residential Fire Ruled Accidental

Frankfort, IN – Following a thorough investigation by Frankfort Fire Investigators, the cause of Monday’s fatal fire at 1308 West Jefferson Street has been ruled accidental. Lead investigator Jeremy Ward commented on the ruling saying, “The fire originated in a first-floor bedroom and was likely caused by a portable space heater.” The December 2 fire […]

Frankfort Firefighters Respond to Residential Fire

Frankfort, IN –Frankfort Firefighters were dispatched to a house fire in the 1300 block of West Jefferson Street at 10:09 a.m. Monday morning. Upon arrival, firefighters found the house fully engulfed in flames. Eight off-duty firefighters were called in to provide coverage for the rest of the city. Firefighters were alerted to the possibility a […]

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City Sets Halloween Hours for 5 PM to 9 PM on October 31

Frankfort, IN – With the City’s official Halloween hours set for 5:00 – 9:00 p.m. on Thursday, October 31, Frankfort Police 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 evening: chose a well-lit path of […]

Frankfort Firefighters Respond to Residential Fire

Frankfort, IN – August 30, 2019 – Frankfort Firefighters were dispatched at approximately 9:00 a.m. Friday morning to a shed fire reported at 1002 Milroy Street. When firefighters arrived on scene they found that the fire had spread to the adjacent residence. A vehicle parked next to the shed was also fully involved.  Frankfort Firefighters […]

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Frankfort Firefighters Respond to Commercial Structure Fire

Frankfort, IN – Frankfort Firefighters were dispatched at approximately 4:30 a.m. Monday morning to a commercial structure fire at 600 West Kyger Street. When units arrived, smoke and flames were visible from the northeast corner of the structure owned by Werner & Son, Inc. Firefighters immediately began fire suppression tactics. Firefighters made entry on the […]

FRANKFORT FIREFIGHTERS RESPOND TO FIRE

Frankfort Firefighters were dispatched to a fully involved house fire at 2360 West Farmers Gravel Road around 10:00 p.m. on Sunday, June 9, 2019. Upon arrival, firefighters found the house fully involved. According to Battalion Chief Mike Henry, “Firefighters had the fire under control by 10:30 p.m. with no injuries. The house was a vacant […]

Fire Department Conducts Controlled Burn

Frankfort, IN – May 16, 2019 – The Frankfort Fire Department will be conducting controlled burns at 457 N. Hoke Avenue starting Thursday, May 16 and ending Friday, May 24. Firefighters will begin setting fires in the vacant house. These fires will be extinguished and relit throughout each day. During the controlled burn, smoke will […]

Frankfort Police and Fire Departments remind citizens of the Safer Seniors Program

The Frankfort Police and Fire Departments would like to remind Frankfort residents of the Safer Seniors Program. According to Police Chief Troy Bacon, “The Safer Seniors Program was developed by Fire Chief John Kirby in partnership with the Frankfort Police Department in 2012. The intent of this program is to provide tips and suggestions to […]

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