Storm Siren Maintenance

A storm siren maintenance agreement was considered by the Chillicothe City Council this week and rejected.  City Administrator Darin Chappell says the agreement didn’t fit the city, Chappell says the city came up with an alternative solution. The adjustments will be made in the budget at the start of the next fiscal year.

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Small Grass Fire Sunday

Stray fireworks started a small grass fire at a location on Liv. 2353 Sunday.  Chillicothe Fire Fighters received the call Sunday at about 2:40 and arrived three minutes later.  Off-duty personnel arrived on the scene before the fire crew and contained the fire and put it out with a garden hose.  The fire crew check the burn area of about […]

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Bucket Truck Fire

A Grundy County Electric bucket truck is a total loss following a fire late Saturday night.  Trenton Fire Fighters responded to Gundy County Electric on a report of a truck fire.  The call came in at about 11:40 pm, and the fire crew arrived to find the bed of the truck fully involved. Fire Chief Brandon Gibler says the truck […]

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Personnel Matters Approved By Chillicothe City Council

Hirings and promotions were handled by the Chillicothe City Council Monday. For the Fire Department, The council approved adding an additional Pay-By-Call Firefighter position and they hired Hollie Anderson for the position. The council approved hiring two Dispatchers for the 911 center, they include Casey McCollum and Carrie Algozzini. For the Police Department, Chief Maples requested two temporary promotions, both […]

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Furnace Fire Caught Early

A report of a fire in an unoccupied home Saturday summoned Chillicothe Fire Fighters.  The call came in at about 6:00 pm for the fire in a furnace at 1803 Rosewood Lane. Upon entering the residence, the fire crew found the home extremely warm. A bystander stated that they found fire inside the furnace and called 911.  Fire personnel entered […]

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Fire Damages Home In Trenton

A fire damaged a home on 10th Court in Trenton Saturday afternoon.  Trenton Fire Fighters received the call at about 12:43 and arrived to find heavy smoke and fire visible at the rear of the second floor.  The fire department used water and foam to extinguish the fire.  The fire department was on the scene for about 2 hours. Trenton […]

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