Fire Damages Trenton Home

Extensive fire damage in a utility room and smoke damage throughout the house was reported by the Trenton Fire Department following a house fire Thursday evening.  The Trenton Fire Department received the call at about 9:20 pm and arrived at 3917 Litte Woods Drive to find light smoke from the outside.  The fire was contained to a basement utility room […]

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No Injuries In Hotel Fire

11-07-22  Hotel Fire   A fire at the Comfort Inn & Suites on Business 36 summoned Chillicothe Fire Fighters Saturday morning.  The call came in about 10:30 am and the fire crew arrived in six minutes to find the guests were out of the building.  The fire was in a third-floor room and the report states maintenance had attempted to […]

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Dispatchers & Firefighters Hired

Hiring a dispatcher and three firefighters were approved by the Chillicothe City Council in this week’s executive session. Jason Lee was hired as a full-time E-911 Dispatcher at $15.00 per hour. Kenneth Hoskins was hired as a full-time Paramedic/Firefighter at $18.04 per hour. Pay By Call Firefighter Corbin Valdez was hired as a full-time EMT/Firefighter at $16.54 per hour Lloyd […]

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Grass Fire On LIV 424

Chillicothe Fire Fighters responded to a grass fire at 12862 LIV 424.  The call came in at about 3:05 pm and the fire crew arrived in 19 minutes with two brush units and mules to find the owner riding around on his gater with a water tank trying to extinguish the flames. Firefighters used Brush 2 mule and began helping […]

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CFD Battalion Chief Less Hinnen Retires

A man who served the Chillicothe community for 34 years, holding several ranks and positions at the Chillicothe Fire Department, retired Tuesday afternoon.  Battalion Chief Less Hinnen started as a Paid-by Call Firefighter in 1988 and in 1990, began working full-time.  Hinnen became Battalion Chief in 2019.  Fire Chief Eric Reeter talked about Hinnen’s service. As part of Tuesday’s Ceremony, […]

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Trenton Vehicle Fire

A vehicle was a total loss following a fire Friday morning in Trenton.  The Trenton Fire Fighters were called to the 1300 block of 9th Street just before 8:00 am and they arrived to find heavy smoke coming from the engine compartment and fire had spread to the rear of the vehicle. Water was used to extinguish the fire and […]

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Fire At Milbank Mills

A report of smoke in the basement at Milbank Mills summoned Chillicothe Fire Department.  The call came in at 5:00 am Monday and the fire department arrived in two minutes.  A “hot spot” was reported in one of the bins.  Firefighters pulled water lines to the top of the stairs, but were asked to not use them until necessary. Using […]

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