Insurance rates for some property owners in Washington Township in Clinton County may be going down.
Washington Township, Clinton County Fire Protection from the Frankfort Fire Department just increased on January 1, 2023.
This may be significant to some property owners in Washington Township because some properties will now be covered by a full-time Fire Department, potentially resulting is a premium cost savings for the added area.
Washington Township has contracted a part of the township’s fire protection area with the Frankfort Fire Department for several years. Starting January 1, 2023 Frankfort Fire Department will cover a larger area of the township as outlined below.
Washington Township Trustee Jeff Sigler said this is significant since this change may positively impact insurance costs for property owners in the added areas in Washington Township. If you have questions about this change you are welcome to e-mail Washington Township Trustee Jeff Sigler at: [email protected]
The Frankfort Fire Department will now respond to the area comprising the north side of County Road 200 S from the east line of Washington Township to County Road 700 W; thence north along County Road 700 W (including all residences abutting either side of County Road 700 W) to the northwest corner of Section 3 of Washington Township; thence east along the north side of Section 3 to County Road 600 W; thence north on County Road 600 W to County Road 300 N (excluding all residences abutting the west side of County Road 600 W); thence east along County Road 300 N to the southwest corner of Section 24; thence north along the west line of Section 24 to State Road 38; thence east along State Road 38 to the northeast corner of Section 19. Thence generally south following the east boundary of Washington Township to the point of beginning being the southeast corner of Section 18 in Washington Township.
The area from the west side of County Road 700 West to the Tippecanoe County Line will be covered by the Clarks Hill-Lauramie Fire Department.
All areas of the township will still call 911 for emergency services.
Hope the fire department haven’t chewed off more than they can swallow