Open Burning In Chillicothe

As the weather warms and you begin to clean-up around your yard, the Chillicothe Police Department reminds you of the rules for burning in the community.  Before burning check with the fire department to see if there are any burn bans in place and check the weather to determine if the wind will be a problem. There are restrictions that […]

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Crew Responds To Bathtub Fire

A report of a fire in an alley summoned Chillicothe Fire Fighters to the location between Cherry and Walnut, near 1st Street.  The call came in Thursday at 9:30 am and police were on the scene when the fire department arrived.  They found a bathtub full of trash, smoking from being burned.  Fifty gallons of water and a fire extinguisher […]

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Weekend Fire Calls

The Chillicothe Fire Department responded to two fire calls over the weekend. Saturday Hale Fire Department requested Chillicothe to provide mutual aid with a grass fire in the southeast part of the county.  Firefighters arrived on the scene and helped control and extinguish the grass fire. Approximately 30 acres of grass field had burned. No structures were involved and no […]

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Clay Street Fire on Friday

The Chillicothe Department of Emergency Services responded to Clay Street at 7:00pm Friday on a report of smoke coming from the back of an Apartment building. Two Fire Engines responded to the 500 block of Clay Street where a pile of spilled wood ashes from an outside wood stove had fallen against the structure. Firemen removed electrical meter covers for […]

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