Knox Boxes Available for Seniors

Knox Boxes that have been purchased for use by Livingston County seniors are still available. Using funding from the Livingston County Senior Tax, the Knox Boxes were purchased by Aging In Place Livingston County and are available for loan to those in need.  A Knox Box is a secured box that contains a key to allow emergency services personnel to […]

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Chillicothe’s Newest Fire Truck

Chillicothe’s newest Fire Truck is nearly ready for delivery.  Four members of the Chillicothe Fire Department traveled to the Rosenbauer Fire Equipment plant near Sioux Falls, South Dakota last week to inspect the department’s new smaller pumper/ariel truck.  Chief Eric Reeter says the crew completed their inspection and found a mirror with a camera that was cracked.  That will have […]

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Knox Box Grant Aids Those Aging In Place

The Livingston County Health Center’s Aging In Place is the recipient of a grant to install 10 Knox Boxes.  A Knox-Box, known officially as the KNOX-BOX Rapid Entry System, is a small, wall-mounted safe that holds keys for fire departments, emergency medical services, and sometimes police to retrieve in emergency situations. On Tuesday, The Chillicothe Fire Department installed two Knox […]

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Hoskins Retires After 40 Years With Chillicothe Fire Department

Assistant Chillicothe Fire Chief Kevin Hoskins was honored Wednesday afternoon in an official retirement ceremony.  Hoskins joined the fire department in 1979 and served in several capacities, including as an EMT, paramedic, firefighter, lieutenant and retires as Assistant Fire Chief.  A ceremony was held Wednesday that included numerous presentations, including the presentation of the proclamation of Kevin Hoskins Day by […]

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