The Knox-Center Township Fire Department recently purchased a boat for river rescues and Fire Chief, Kenny Pfost, said it was used during the rescue attempt Sunday morning.
The Knox-Center Township Fire Department was called to a fire at Sibo’s Grill, north of Knox on U.S. 35 shortly after 2:00 a.m. this morning.
According to Fire Chief, Kenny Pfost, an electrical issue started the fire in the facility. The building was not a total loss, but it did suffer extensive heat and smoke damage. Thousands of dollars in damage was done to the facility.
The Knox-Center Township Fire Department responded to a call at the St. Thomas Acquinas School Tuesday morning.
“One the ballasts in the fluorescent lights went bad in one of the classrooms,” explained Fire Chief, Kenny Pfost.
The school houses the Head Start program and the students were removed.
The Knox Center Township Fire Department received a grant for $44,650 from the Assistance to Firefighters grants awarded through the U.S. Department of Homeland Security.
Fire Chief Kenny Pfost told WKVI that the grant money will be used for a breathing air compressor, a cascade system and a truck-mounted air fill station. Continue reading