Burn Ban Lifted

Burn ban temporarily lifted in Livingston County

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 […]

Burn Ban

Burn ban instituted within Spickard city limits

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 […]

Grundy Missouri Alert Website

Grundy County receives new emergency information website

Grundy County has a new mass notification system to alert residents of emergency information and news. Grundy County Emergency Management Director Glen Briggs reports the Grundy County Emergency Alert portal is part of a combined effort between the City of Trenton, Grundy County, and the Grundy County Health Department. The website says those who sign […]

Burn Ban

Burn ban issued for city of Chillicothe and Livingston County

A burn ban has been initiated for Livingston County and the city of Chillicothe due to the continued dry weather. Emergency Management Director Darrell Wright said the ban on outdoor burning was authorized today through the office of the state fire marshal and Livingston County Commission.  The Mayor of Chillicothe also authorized a ban on open burning as set […]

Grass Fires

Caution urged when burning outdoors

Grundy County Emergency Management is encouraging extra care with outdoor activities including burning. The prolonged dry conditions has lead to an increased threat for natural cover fires. The severe drought that a large portion of the area is now experiencing has lead to many natural grasses going dormant, which leads to an increased risk for […]

National Association for Amateur Radio Website

Radio operators connect with stations in 40 states during disaster simulation

Approximately a dozen amateur radio operators from northern Missouri simulated communication needed in a disaster Saturday. Grundy County Emergency Management Director Glen Briggs reports operators made contact with nearly 125 stations in more than 40 states, two Canadian provinces, and one South American island near Brazil. Briggs says operators used a variety of communication methods, […]

Community Emergency Response Team CERT

Grundy County Emergency Response Team seeks volunteers

The Grundy County Community Emergency Response Team is seeking volunteers. Grundy County citizens willing to help their community and the emergency response personnel during emergencies and public events are invited to attend an informational meeting next week. The meeting will be held in the lower level meeting room of the Trenton Fire Station the morning […]

Storm Ready

Storm spotter training class to be held in Milan

The Sullivan County Emergency Management Agency and the National Weather Service have scheduled free Storm Spotter Training in Milan. Storm Spotter class will be held at 7:00 PM on Tuesday, March 27 in the Milan Community Center, 205 N. Market Street, Milan, Mo.  The class will last approximately 1-½ hours and will be presented by […]

Grundy County Emergency Services

Grundy County Emergency Management seeks Mass Care Coordinator

Grundy County Emergency Management is looking for a Mass Care Coordinator. The Mass Care Coordinator primarily focuses on mass care and sheltering for Grundy County and coordinates between the Red Cross, local organizations, and emergency services during disasters. It is a volunteer position and no compensation is offered. Contact Grundy County Emergency Management at 660-635-0706 or […]