Two Weekend Fire Calls

The Chillicothe Fire Department responded to two reports of smoke or fire over the weekend. Chillicothe firefighters responded to a report of a vehicle fire on Gilbert Street in Southern Chillicothe.  The call came in about 4:24 pm and the fire department arrived in two minutes to find a pick-up in the roadway to find the occupants out of the […]

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Oven Fire Summons Fire Fighters

The Chillicothe Fire Department responded to an oven fire Tuesday at about 11:55 pm.  The call was to the 900 block of Fairway and the fire crew arrived in three minutes to find nothing showing on the outside of the building.  The resident was standing at the front door and explained something got on the lower element and she used […]

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Grass Fire South of Chillicothe

A grass fire south of Chillicothe burned about 10 acres Monday afternoon.  Chillicothe firefighters received the call about 3:30 pm to a location a mile west of US 65 on LIV 426.  They arrived about five minutes later and found the fire on the south side of the road.  They used leaf blowers and about 300 gallons of water to […]

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Four Rescued From Float Trip On Grand River

Four people were rescued on the Grand River after being stranded by an overnight storm.  Early morning on Wednesday, the Livingston County Sheriff’s Office, Chillicothe Department of Emergency Services, and Missouri Department of Conservation worked together to locate and rescue the stranded floaters. The report states the 4 had floated on the Grand and found a sandbar to spend the […]

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Truck Fire Monday Afternoon

Chillicothe Fire Fighters were called for a truck fire Monday afternoon.  The call came in about 12:55 pm to a business at 801 South Washington Street.  The Fire Department arrived in four minutes to find a pick-up with the hood up and the owner was using a garden hose to cool the engine area.  The fire had been in the […]

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Apartment Fire In Chillicothe

Chillicothe Fire Fighters responded to a fire at an apartment in the 1400 block of Alexander Street Sunday at about 9:20 pm.  They arrived at the location in three minutes to find the fire was in a bathroom and a resident had used a shower head to put out the fire. The report states the incident began with a verbal […]

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Sergeant Valbracht Retiring From 42 Years Of Public Service

A celebration for Sergeant John Valbracht was held as he prepares to retire after 42 years of service to the residents of Chillicothe and Livingston County.   Sergeant Valbracht started his service in 1978 as a reserve officer.  He later became a pay by call firefighter, reserve deputy fo the Livingston County Sheriff’s Department, and later a full-time Deputy.   He then […]

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