Chillicothe Fire Chief Eric Reeter reports that, due to the red flag warning for the area, a burn ban has been issued for the City of Chillicothe until further notice. No outside burning will be allowed within the Chillicothe city limits, except for barbecue grills for cooking purposes. A burn advisory has been issued for […]
The Chillicothe Fire Department responded to a trash fire at 310 Edgerton Wednesday afternoon. Williams says that, upon arrival, firefighters found a small pile of yard debris and garbage burning unattended near multiple structures. The resident started the fire after cleaning up in the fence row and then left. The resident was contacted, advised the […]
The Spickard Board of Aldermen approved a new ordinance regarding burn bans at its meeting Monday evening. The ordinance implements a burn ban in the Spickard city limits when a burn ban is issued in Grundy County. Permission was granted for the fire department to charge violators $500 for fire equipment and apparatus and $100 […]
September is National Emergency Preparedness Month and Grundy County Emergency Management Director Glen Briggs says this month’s purpose is to promote preparedness for emergencies that may strike in communities and get persons thinking about what they would do in an emergency. Information regarding emergency preparedness is included in the Grundy County Emergency Operations Plan which […]
Due to Tuesday’s rain, the burn ban has been lifted for Grundy County. The Grundy County emergency management director advises citizens to use extra care while burning. The burn ban has been lifted, as of 7 Wednesday morning, for the city limits of Spickard. The burn ban that was in place at Crowder State Park was […]
A burn ban remains in effect for Grundy County despite reports of around a half of an inch to an inch and a half of rain from around the county Monday night and Tuesday morning. Emergency Management Director Glen Briggs reports the rain this morning has done little to improve the dry conditions in the […]
Princeton Fire Chief Tony Johnson has issued a burn ban for the City of Princeton. Princeton City Clerk Danette Snapp says the burn ban follows the Mercer County burn ban which was issued by the Mercer County Commission this week. The ban on open outdoor burning continues until further notice.
A burn ban has been enacted for all of Mercer County due to the continued dry weather and lack of rain. The Mercer County Commission reports the ban on open, outdoor burning, will continue until further notice is issued. Princeton and Mercer also are continuing with their water restrictions in an effort to conserve water […]
The burn ban for Livingston County has been temporarily lifted due to conditions temporarily improving with Thursday’s rain. Chillicothe Fire Chief Darrell Wright reports Livingston County Presiding Commissioner Ed Douglas has authorized the 48-hour temporary lifting of the ban to allow for necessary burning. The ban will return Saturday morning at 9 o’clock. The decision […]
With the drought escalating into extreme conditions in portions of northern Missouri, Grundy County has now been added to the list of those instituting burn bans. The Grundy County Commission on Thursday has instituted a burn ban to take effect immediately for Grundy County until such times as conditions improve.
With northern Missouri entering into a stage of extreme drought, another burn ban has been announced. The fire chiefs of Sullivan County have approved a burn ban for Sullivan County due to dryness and heat conditions. The burn ban will continue until further notice.
A burn ban has been enacted within the corporate city limits of Spickard. Mayor Jesse Richmond says the burn ban will be in effect until there is a substantial amount of rain. He advises residents to not throw out cigarette ashes and put out cigarettes in car ashtrays. Grundy County Emergency Management Monday encouraged county […]