West Frankfort Fire Department Hit By COVID-19

Aug 14, 2020

Several members of the West Frankfort Fire Department are in isolation after testing positive for COVID-19.

Currently, it says everyone is well and are only experiencing mild symptoms, if any.

The fire department wants the community to know that its remaining firefighters, both full time and paid-on-call, are working to provide services as expected.

Firefighters from other area departments are also helping to ensure there are enough firefighters available to safely and efficiently respond to fire and rescue emergencies.

The department is also working with local ambulance services to ensure that medical calls are covered without delay or lapse in the level of care provided.