E911 Dispatch Services For Chillicothe And Livingston County

The Chillicothe and Livingston County Dispatch services for Police, Sheriff, Fire and EMS is handled by the Chillicothe Police Department, under a contract that expires in January.  That contract was signed 10 years ago and prior to the agreement, the Chillicothe Police Department had six dispatchers handling the police department and the Sheriff’s office had six dispatchers for their office […]

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New Storm Siren Installed For Downtown

The storm siren atop Chillicothe City Hall has been replaced with a new siren about a block away.  Chillicothe Fire Chief Eric Reeter says the new siren is located by the New veterans building.  That siren was put online Monday. Reeter says the new siren is a voice command siren so emergency services can give approaching weather-related Information to the […]

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Unattended Death

The body of a man was found at a home on Highway 190 Monday evening.  The Livingston County Sheriff’s Department and Emergency Services responded to the home to find the body and had questions about the cause of death.  The Highway Patrol Division of Drug and Crime Control was called to assist with the investigation.  The investigation revealed the man […]

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House Fire In Chillicothe

A report of a fire at 1504 Jackson Street Sunday night included a report of a resident still inside.  The call came in about 11:25 pm and the Chillicothe Fire Department arrived three minutes later with the new ladder truck and engine 1.  The Chillicothe Police Department reported the resident was refusing to leave but was removed from the basement […]

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Man Missing North of Poosey Conservation Area Returned Home Safe

A man reported missing near Poosey Conservation area Wednesday has returned home.  The Livingston County Sheriff’s Department reported the man returned home safe early in the morning.  The Sheriff’s department had planned to return to the area today to continue a search for a missing elderly man. Deputies and area residents were searching the area north of Poosey since about […]

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Chillicothe has New Ambulance

A new ambulance was delivered to Chillicothe this week. The Chillicothe Department of Emergency Services took delivery of the 2019 ambulance and has been working to outfit it with the equipment from the one it will replace. Chillicothe Fire Chief Eric Reeter says the van style ambulance will be used primarily for transfers to the Kansas City Hospitals. The ambulance […]

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Chillicothe High School – 9/11 Memorial Breakfast

The Chillicothe High School is remembering the events of September 11th, 2001 and honoring area Emergency Services Personnel Wednesday morning.  Assistant Principal Dr Jill Watkins says they will start at about 7:30 with breakfast for the Emergency Services employees.  Dr Watkins says each year they remember those that lost their lives on 9/11. She says following a moment of silence, […]

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