One person killed, five others injured in Clinton County fire

Posted at 2:02 PM, Feb 05, 2018
and last updated 2018-02-05 23:35:26-05

CLINTON COUNTY, Ind. -- One person was killed and five others injured, including a 5-year-old boy, in an early morning fire in Clinton County. 

Frankfort firefighters responded to a fire at a two-story farmhouse at 2:20 a.m., in the 2200 block of Rossville Avenue. 

An adult man was airlifted to Eskenazi Hospital in Indianapolis but died Monday afternoon. His identity has not been released.

A 5-year-old was also lifelined to Riley Hospital, his condition is unknown at this time.

Four other people were rescued from the fire - two were taken to IU Health in Lafayette, one to Riley Hospital by ambulance, one to IU Health in Frankfort. Their current conditions are unknown. 

Eleven off-duty firefighters were called in, Chief John Kirby said. 

No firefighters were hurt.

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