No Damage In Fire Call

The Chillicothe Fire Department responded to a call in the 800 block of Jansen Street on Saturday evening. Fire crews arrived at 6:52pm on a report of smoke coming from furnace vents. The resident said she had smelled and saw a light haze of smoke from the furnace vents, but the smoke alarms had not activated. A fire department spokesperson […]

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Explosion At Barnabas Home – UPDATE

The State Fire Marshall’s office says it was likely a natural gas explosion in the kitchen of the Barnabas that resulted in Chillicothe Fire Fighters responding to the scene at about 8:11 Wednesday morning.  Chillicothe Fire Fighters responded with a pumper and ladder truck.  The report states the sprinkler system in the kitchen was activated when they arrived and there […]

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Report Of Smoke In A Home

Smoke in a home was reported Monday at about 12:25 pm.  Chillicothe Fire Fighters responded to 1703 Webster Street and arrived to find no smoke showing from the outside.  Inside they found a light haze of smoke.  The resident stated that they started up their furnace and smoke had filled the home.  The fire crew checked the furnace and found […]

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Truck Fire Wednesday Afternoon

Chillicothe Fire Fighters responded to a truck fire Wednesday evening at Washington and Locust, near the YMCA.  The call came in about 4:30 pm and the fire crew arrived a minute later to find a pick-up that had no fire showing.  The driver, Michael Speckhals of Mooresville, stated they had poured some gasoline into the carburetor to get the truck […]

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