User Login    
 + Register
PDQ Cleaning
News : New Training Facility To Be Constructed At Chillicothe
Posted by Randy on 2014/4/28 9:10:00 (251 reads) News by the same author

A training facility for the Chillicothe Fire Department and the Grand River Technical School's emergency services training programs is to be constructed this summer.
Click to see original Image in a new window

The facilities also are to be used by Chillicothe police and be available to area departments.

Bids are expected to be sought in early June with construction completed by this fall.

The estimated cost is around $400,000 with approximately $240,000 coming from a
1/4% fire tax approved by Chillicothe voters in 2003. 3 foundations are contributing $50,000 each. They are the Mervin Jenkins and Jerry Litton family foundations, and the Joe and Lenore Lambert foundations.

Each foundation has pledged five thousand dollars towards the cost of the training tower project, which is estimated to be around 400-thousand dollars. Bids are expected to be sought in early june with construction completed by this fall.

Approximately 240-thousand dollars of the cost is to be provided from a one-quarter of a percent fire tax approved by Chillicothe voters in 2003. The City of Chillicothe is providing ten-thousand dollars. Chillicothe Municipal Utilities is supplying the land and in-kind donations totaling 20-thousand.

The Chillicothe Street Department is to do concrete work for the project.

The 3,840 square foot training facility is to be built at 1301 Green Street. It's to provide training for live burn situations, rope rescue, well rescue, forcible entry, search and rescue, and ladder practice. There are 5 levels. The training tower allows various
aspects of firefighting to be taught, including blazes in basements and on decks, navigation up and down stairways, and roof ventilation, among others.

The fire training facility was among the projects on a list of upgrades presented to voters in 2003 when the fire tax was passed. They also included fire equipment upgrades, a replacement program for fire hose, firefighting equipment, personnel safety equipment, and advanced fire training.

Printer Friendly Page Send this Story to a Friend Create a PDF from the article


Other articles
2014/7/25 6:26:53 - Motorcycle Accident Injures Cameron Resident Near Mooresville
2014/7/25 4:42:55 - Child Abuse Charges Include Snakes, Lizards And Alligators
2014/7/25 4:40:00 - Search Warrant Leads To Two Meth Suspects
2014/7/25 4:30:00 - 3 Convicted In $17 Million Drug Conspiracy
2014/7/25 4:26:15 - Woman Ticketed After Stopping To Help Stranded Ducklings
2014/7/25 4:22:33 - 10-Month-Old Baby Dead After Being Left In Hot Car
2014/7/25 4:15:23 - Husband Documents Wife's Reasons For Rejecting Sex, Sends To Her Work Email
2014/7/25 4:07:44 - Family Feud Sparks Revolt At Grocery Store Chain
2014/7/25 4:01:28 - Livingston County Sheriff Investigation Report
2014/7/24 11:03:48 - Two Spickard Residents Arrested On Drug Charges
2014/7/24 10:51:09 - Fire Damages Trenton Residence This Morning
2014/7/24 10:50:00 - Inmate At Daviess/DeKalb Jail Charged With Hitting Man 240 Times
2014/7/24 10:10:45 - Highway 65 And 28th Street Topic Of Meeting
2014/7/24 9:59:51 - Two Have Cases Heard In Court At Trenton
2014/7/24 9:56:09 - Caller Posing As Grundy Electric Employee In Attempt To Collect Payment
2014/7/24 9:52:51 - Trenton Resident Arrested
2014/7/24 4:46:07 - Man Caught Snapping Pictures At Pool With Concealed Camera
2014/7/24 4:35:31 - KC Leaders Endorse Ban On Openly Carrying Guns
2014/7/24 4:28:51 - Couple Arrested For Having Sex On Public Beach In Broad Daylight
2014/7/24 4:26:02 - 4-Year-Old Boy Banned From Doughnut Shop
2014/7/24 4:21:38 - Missouri Man Accused Of Leaving Infant Twins Unattended In Car
2014/7/24 4:14:50 - Arizona Execution Takes Nearly Two Hours
2014/7/24 4:09:06 - Missouri Couple Indicted On 9 Counts Of Illegal Synthetic Drugs
2014/7/23 9:17:41 - North 65 Center in Trenton To Hold Fundraiser
2014/7/23 9:11:50 - Dr. G Discusses "End Of Life"
2014/7/23 7:29:21 - Livingston County Sheriff Reports On Transports To Department Of Corrections
2014/7/23 6:39:12 - Highway Patrol: Prescription Drugs Responsible For Deaths And Emergencies Every Day
2014/7/23 6:33:00 - Spickard Board Of Education Meets
2014/7/23 6:28:38 - St. Joseph Woman Sentenced To 5 Year Prison Term For Fraud
2014/7/23 4:51:03 - Unique Church Service Caters To Deaf Community



Bookmark this article at these sites

                   

Listen to KTTN-FM