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Fires : Overnight Fire Destroys Chillicothe House
Posted by Tom on 2013/11/25 10:07:51 (334 reads)

An overnight fire in Chillicothe destroyed the Misty Johnson and William Rector residence at 102 Third Street. A State Fire Marshal investigator, on Friday morning, attributed the blaze to "a space heater catching clothing on fire".

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Fires : Chillicothe Fire Department Responds To Polk Street
Posted by Randy on 2013/11/19 9:50:00 (364 reads)

Chillicothe fire-fighters responded early yesterday afternoon to the report of smoke at 209 Polk Street in Chillicothe.

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Fires : Overnight Fire Damages Buildings In Galt
Posted by Tom on 2013/11/2 13:45:50 (364 reads)

Three vacant buildings, described as in "dis-repair", burned early Friday morning on the Galt Square. Galt Fire Protection District Chief Terry Wynne said the cause of the blaze was unknown. The State Fire Marshal's Office was NOT called to investigate.

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Fires : Fire Destroys Home Southwest Of Trenton
Posted by Randy on 2013/8/28 5:43:39 (807 reads)

Fire yesterday afternoon southwest of Trenton destroyed the Amanda Lawson residence at 284 southwest 8th street.

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Fires : Fire Damages Trenton Apartment
Posted by Randy on 2013/7/25 4:56:07 (802 reads)

There was moderate fire damage in the kitchen and light smoke damage throughout an apartment at 1031 McPherson in Trenton July 24. No injuries were reported.

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Fires : House fire reported in Livingston County
Posted by Tom on 2013/4/24 10:18:11 (351 reads)

Chillicothe firefighters responded to a house fire on Sunday afternoon on Livingston County Road 2313. It was the residence of Steve Followill.

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Fires : Saturday morning fire damages Chillicothe house
Posted by Tom on 2013/2/4 9:32:54 (346 reads)

Chillicothe firefighters report that an electrical fire caused moderate damage to the Tristan Biswell and Mike Brookman residence at 916 Broadway on Saturday morning. Firefighters responded to the single-story house to find heavy smoke showing from the structure. All occupants were OUT of the house upon the fire department's arrival.

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Fires : Breckenridge houses damaged in Monday morning fire
Posted by Tom on 2013/1/2 8:47:36 (364 reads)

Two nearby houses in Breckenridge were damaged in an early morning fire on Monday. The Chillicothe Fire Department, on a mutual aid request, assisted Breckenridge firefighters at the scene of the fires at 7th and Wisconsin before daybreak on New Year's Eve.

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Fires : Early morning blaze destroys two buildings in Carrollton
Posted by Tom on 2012/12/17 15:58:48 (463 reads)

Two buildings may be a total loss after a fire in downtown Carrollton. The fire started at about 3 o'clock this morning and was under control about 6:30. The two businesses that burned are Carroll County Title Company and House of My Father.

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Fires : Items sought for victims of Chillicothe house fire
Posted by Tom on 2012/12/11 13:10:07 (381 reads)

Donated items are being sought for a Chillicothe family who lost belongings in a fire at their residence on Monday night. The Chillicothe Fire Department says about 100 gallons of water and foam were used to extinguish smoldering embers in the attic and ceiling joists in the kitchen area at 104 East Second Street in Chillicothe.

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Fires : Weekend fires destroy Chillicothe garage and car
Posted by Tom on 2012/11/13 8:41:31 (333 reads)

At Chillicothe, a garage and a car were destroyed by separate weekend fires. The Department of Emergency Services was called out late Friday night to 122 JFK in Chillicothe due to the report of a structure fire.

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Fires : Fire destroys Spickard home
Posted by Tom on 2012/10/1 20:00:00 (411 reads)

A fire on Sunday afternoon destroyed a Spickard residence. Fire Department Training Officer Jesse Richman said nothing of value was saved from the Shanna Tranthan family residence at 505 Jewell. The five member family was not home at the time of the blaze, believed to have been caused by an electrical issue. Firefighters were on the scene about 3 1/2 hours.

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Fires : Cameron fire claims three lives
Posted by Tom on 2012/8/18 6:00:00 (416 reads)

A house fire in Cameron yesterday (Friday) afternoon claimed the lives of three people. The Cameron Fire Department discovered the deceased victims upon entering the structure at 113 East Fourth Street just before 5 o'clock.

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Fires : Fire near Trenton burns brush and timber
Posted by Tom on 2012/7/6 9:29:36 (456 reads)

Fire late Wednesday afternoon burned an estimate 100 yards of brush and timber piles at the edge of a field about one mile north of Trenton, on property belonging to John Kuttler. Trenton Fire Department Lieutenant Mike Moore said it is not known who started the fire, located in "a creek bed area" of a field approximately 1/4 mile from U.S. Highway 65.

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Fires : Tuesday morning fire damages Trenton house
Posted by Tom on 2012/5/1 13:25:40 (446 reads)

Six persons including a baby escaped safely from a burning home this morning in Trenton. Firefighters were sent just after 5 am to 1607 Carnes—the residence of Kathy Reeder and five other persons.

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Fires : Fire Department Responds To Chimney Fire
Posted by Randy on 2013/11/21 10:00:00 (405 reads)

No structural damage was reported from a flue fire early Wednesday afternoon south of Trenton.
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Fires : Mid-Day Blaze Destroys Trenton Mobile Home
Posted by Randy on 2013/11/14 9:10:00 (706 reads)

Fire at mid-day on Wednesday destroyed a mobile home and attached porch at 2735 Lakeside Place in Trenton.

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Fires : Chillicothe Fire Department Responds To Residence Thursday
Posted by Randy on 2013/10/25 7:50:00 (388 reads)

The Chillicothe Fire Department reported an occupant of a residence at 404 Vine Street at Chillicothe was treated for minor smoke inhalation, then, taken to the hospital for evaluation following a fire at that location around noon Thursday.
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Fires : Weekend Fire In Trenton
Posted by Randy on 2013/8/26 4:37:47 (659 reads)

Firefighters were called to the Ashley Yardley residence at 22-10 Bolser in Trenton early Saturday after a water heater malfunctioned and caught fire.

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Fires : Two Teenagers Detained After Fire In Kirksville
Posted by Randy on 2013/7/5 13:14:26 (1071 reads)

Two 16-year-old teenagers were detained after allegedly burning down a trailer in the Wal-Mart parking lot with fireworks Thursday at Kirksville.

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Fires : Car fire slows traffic on U.S. Highway 36
Posted by Tom on 2013/4/24 10:15:04 (341 reads)

A motor vehicle was destroyed by fire on Monday night west of Chillicothe on U.S. Highway 36. The incident was near Route C at Utica.

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Fires : Trenton home damaged in weekend fire
Posted by Tom on 2013/1/21 8:24:47 (410 reads)

A Saturday morning house fire in Trenton caused what was described as 'extensive fire damage' to a bathroom and nearby hallway, and major fire damage to the living room area. There also was smoke damage throughout the single story house at 915 Kumler where Bryan McGuire and Camry Holsted resided.

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Fires : Saturday morning fire destroys Spickard residence
Posted by Tom on 2012/12/26 8:47:03 (415 reads)

A Saturday morning fire destroyed a house in Spickard occupied by the Bob Blozvich family. Everybody escaped the blaze safely.

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Fires : Tuesday afternoon fire damages Trenton residence
Posted by Tom on 2012/12/12 17:00:10 (376 reads)

Fire on Tuesday afternoon extensively damaged the John and Lacy Limkeman residence at 1427 Merrill in Trenton. Firefighter Jeremy Summers said most of the fire damage was on the first floor at the rear of the house. However, there was also damage on the second floor, and in the basement. In addition, there was smoke and heat damage throughout the structure.

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Fires : Sunday night fire damages Chillicothe house
Posted by Tom on 2012/11/27 21:22:22 (440 reads)

A house fire on Sunday night in Chillicothe caused what the Department of Emergency Services called "moderate" damage. Chillicothe firemen were called to 1437 McVey, the residence of Skyler Kline. The fire department said that when they arrived, the residents of the home where seen OUTSIDE the burning structure.

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Fires : Cameron fire claims one life
Posted by Tom on 2012/11/13 8:28:18 (384 reads)

One person is reported dead as the result of a business fire in Cameron. Early Monday afternoon, the Cameron Police Department received a report of a structure fire at A-1 Mobile Truck and Tractor Repair at 1520 Pence Road. A fully engulfed machine type shed was located on the property.

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Fires : Fire of undetermined cause guts a Trenton home
Posted by John on 2012/8/31 12:00:00 (442 reads)

Fire early this morning has left a Trenton home with major damage, but still standing, at 408 Washington Street. A fire department spokesman said no was home when the fire occurred.

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Fires : Grass fire blackens 10 acres in Grundy County
Posted by Tom on 2012/7/28 5:52:25 (449 reads)

A grass fire burned about ten acres in southwestern Grundy County on Friday afternoon. It was along Route WW, slightly over one mile west of Route W.

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Fires : During demolition work, Chillicothe's Leeper Hotel catches fire
 Posted by Tom on 2012/6/4 11:40:00 (819 reads)

The old Leeper Hotel building in Chillicothe, which has been undergoing demolition in recent weeks, caught fire on Saturday evening while that demolition was continuing. The fire was contained to that structure, although there was smoke damage to a nearly chiropractor's office. No injuries were reported.

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