Frankfort Firefighters were dispatched to a possible house fire in the 300 block of S. Harrison Street at 3:20 a.m. Thursday morning. Upon arrival, firefighters found heavy smoke and flames emanating from the rear of the residence.
Firefighters immediately began fire suppression tactics. Battalion 1 called for a second alarm. Eight firefighters were called in to cover the rest of the city while on-duty firefighters were on the scene at Harrison Street. Firefighters were able to knock the fire down quickly and had the scene under control within 45 minutes. No injuries were reported.
Assistant Chief Ed Cripe said, “Our firefighters did an outstanding job responding quickly to this incident and getting the fire under control.”
The cause of the fire is under investigation by the Frankfort Fire Department. More information will be released once the investigation has been completed.