Chillicothe Fire Department responds to illegal burn incident

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The Chillicothe Fire Department, in the 2 o’clock hour on Monday afternoon responded to 30 Mitchell Avenue for what was described as a possible illegal burn.

Upon arriving at the scene, firefighters found a smoldering rubbish fire and grass that had been burned. The location was behind a building and near railroad tracks. Approximately 400 gallons of water were used to extinguish the fire.

Chillicothe Police also were dispatched to the scene and are investigating the incident.