Frankfort, IL – Fire Station 74 Maintains Operations After Public Outcry


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Frankfort, IL – The administration of the Frankfort Fire Protection District has vowed not to shut down fire stations in the future, a commitment made after staffing issues led to the temporary closure of Fire Station 74 on Wednesday.

Frankfort Firefighters Local 4338 informed the community today that the administration around 1 pm had decided to rehire staff for the duration previously scheduled to be unmanned.  The station announced Tuesday it would be unmanned for the duration of the day Wednesday.

This turnaround follows a robust community response to the initial closure announcement and represents a significant policy change for the district. Local 4338 has emphasized its dedication to keeping the community informed and ensuring the safety of the residents in Frankfort and surrounding areas.


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