Chillicothe firefighters respond to home on Monroe Street

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(KCHI Radio) – An overheated ceiling fan was the cause of a fire department call to the Barnabas Home on Monroe Street in Chillicothe Friday night, that according to the KCHI website.

Chillicothe Firefighters responded to a call at approximately 7:00 pm Friday night, when a ceiling fan had apparently overheated in room 314.  Firefighters removed the fan from the ceiling and placed wire nuts over exposed wires.

Firefighters then scanned the room with a thermal imaging unit to check for other overheated devices, however, nothing was found.

All residents had been evacuated as firefighters arrived at the scene.