Chillicothe firefighters respond to yard fire

Chillicothe Missouri Fire Department

Chillicothe firefighters were dispatched Wednesday afternoon to an alley between Calhoun and Cooper Streets and found a small area of the yard burning behind 1103 Calhoun.

According to a fire department report, the homeowner stated trash had been burned earlier and apparently embers had blown into the yard.

The fire department noted the homeowner, Tiffany Eckert, was issued a warning by Chillicothe Police for an illegal burn of trash.

There was no damage to any property.