Trenton Fire Department

Trenton Fire Department responds to tractor fire

The Trenton Fire Department reports a fire Thursday afternoon caused extensive damage to a tractor’s engine compartment and cab area. Firefighter Lane Beverlin says the tractor was fully engulfed upon arrival of the fire department at East 16th and Lord streets. Crews deployed a one and three-quarter-inch attack line to extinguish the fire. No injuries […]

Disaster Declaration

President Trump approves Governor Parson’s request for major disaster declaration for Missouri

Governor Mike Parson has announced that President Donald Trump has approved his request for a major disaster declaration to help local governments and nonprofit agencies in 13 Missouri counties recover from devastating flooding and severe storms that occurred from March 11 to April 16. The declaration makes federal assistance available for the repair of damaged […]

Firetruck

Chillicothe Fire Department responds to East 2nd Street

The Chillicothe Fire Department was dispatched to a possible structure fire on East Second Street Friday morning. Chillicothe Fire Lieutenant Rob Williams reports, upon arrival to the property owned by M and M Utilities, firefighters determined a large pile of dimensional lumber and refuse piled with a loader was set on fire. Williams reports Engine […]

Motorcycle

As the weather warms drivers are urged to watch for motorcycles

As the weather warms up, so do the engines on motorcycles. The Missouri Coalition for Roadway Safety wants to remind motorists and motorcyclists alike to “Watch for Motorcycles” in order to help prevent motorcycle crashes, deaths and injuries on Missouri roadways. “Preliminary data shows that approximately 12% of Missouri traffic fatalities in 2018 involved a […]