Chine Garden Buffet Fire Chillicothe 4-5-22

China Garden Buffet in Chillicothe destroyed by fire

A Chillicothe business was destroyed by fire on Tuesday. Firefighters responded to the China Garden Buffet Restaurant at 1023 South Washington. Flames were visible inside the business as firefighters arrived. While en route, Chillicothe dispatch advised everyone inside the restaurant had been evacuated. At approximately 4:40 pm Tuesday, firefighters found heavy smoke and flames coming […]

House Fire

Four fire departments respond to house fire in Utica

Chillicothe and three other fire departments responded to a structure fire on Tuesday afternoon in Utica at 510 Vanson Street. The owner was listed as Richard Evans of the same address. The one-story home with a partially-covered back deck was on fire as of 2:30 Tuesday afternoon. Chillicothe firefighters noted garage and house siding had […]

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Fire damages mobile home on Colt Street in Trenton

No injuries were reported from a mobile home fire in Trenton that started Friday morning, March 11th.  Randall Allen is the homeowner. Trenton Fire Lieutenant Jeremy Summers says when firefighters arrived at 1914 Colt Street, they found fire outside and underneath the home near the rear door. A one and three-quarters-inch attack line was deployed […]

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Missouri Representative: The war on Ukraine will have global consequences and will affect every American

State Representative Mike Haffner of Pleasant Hill says the largest invasion has occurred on a sovereign nation in Europe since World War Two. Haffner, a retired Navy fighter pilot, says Russia’s attack on Ukraine is unprovoked and unjustified.     Last Thursday, the Republican requested a moment of silence in the Missouri House of Representatives […]

Structure Fire

Fire destroys garage east of Chula

Fire Saturday morning destroyed a garage and its contents approximately four to five miles east of Chula. Chula Rural Fire Chief Jeff Gillespie said, when firefighters arrived at 16573 Atom Drive, the roof of the garage was starting to collapse because of the flames. A side by side, a lot of tools, and an air […]

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Chillicothe City Council to meet on Monday

The Chillicothe City Council next week will discuss an ordinance that would approve the Missouri Firefighters Cancer Award Program. The council will meet in the Chillicothe Municipal Utilities meeting room on February 28, 2022, at 5:30 pm. The agenda also includes annual service reports from the University of Missouri Extension Center, Chillicothe Area Chamber of Commerce, […]

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Fire destroys barn at rural Galt address

Fire late Saturday afternoon destroyed a barn at 662 Northeast 45th Street in rural Galt. According to Assistant Chief Brian Smiley of the Galt Fire Protection District, approximately 200 bales of hay, one lamb, and two ewes were also lost. A nearby metal barn, which was approximately ten to fifteen feet from the barn that […]

House Fire

Fire damages home at Leisure Lake

A house fire on Saturday at Leisure Lake caused moderate damage to a portion of the attic at 73220 Catalina Drive. Firefighters from the Grundy County Rural Fire Department and Trenton Fire Department arrived to find light smoke showing from the eaves of the structure. According to a report from firefighter Derek Hert, firefighters gained […]