Brookfield Downtown Fire Destroys Two Buildings, Damages A Third

Fire destroyed two buildings and damaged another in downtown Brookfield.  The fire department responded Wednesday morning to the fire at 305 North Main Street.  They requested mutual aide from Chillicothe, who responded with their larger aerial truck and three personnel.  Chillicothe Fire Chief Eric Reeter says they arrived at about 9:00 am and by the time they left at 5:30 […]

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Steam Plant Ready To Fall

The final tear down of the old Chillicothe Steam Plant has been approved by the City Council. City Administrator Darren Chappel says the bulk of the expense was in the asbestos removal, which is already completed at a cost of more than $1,000,000. Jim Gillilan with Chillicothe Municipal Utilities hopes the contracts to finish the tear down project will be […]

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