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Chillicothe Fire Department responds to electrical fire on Collier Street

The Chillicothe Fire Department responded to a possible electrical fire at 422 Collier on Wednesday evening. Captain Tracy Bradley reports firefighters found heavy smoke coming from roof vents upon arrival. She says the resident, listed as Tisha Warren, was still inside, but family members were outside and said Warren had been having problems with her […]

Trenton, Missouri

Trenton City Council Administrative Committee hears request from fire department on inspections

Members of the Trenton City Council Administrative Committee Monday evening heard a request for the fire department to stop doing inspections of rental properties and resume with the commercial inspections or surveys. The committee on a split vote involving a motion will recommend to the city council that more of the residential inspections be handled […]

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Chillicothe firefighters respond to trailer fire on Herriford Street

The Chillicothe Police Department requested the Chillicothe Fire Department respond to a possible trailer fire in the 100 block of Herriford on Friday night. Fire Lieutenant Rob Williams reports firefighters found light smoke in the area and flames visible inside the camper upon arrival. A one and three-quarter-inch hand line was deployed, and about 200 […]

Vehicle Fire

Chillicothe Fire Department responds to vehicle fire on Mitchell Road

The Chillicothe Fire Department responded to a sport utility vehicle fire on Mitchell Road Wednesday morning. Captain Derrick Allen reports firefighters found smoke coming from the vehicle when they arrived on the scene. They pulled an attack line and extinguished the fire using about 200 gallons of water. No occupants were reported as injured, and […]

Krist Cutsinger NCMC 2019

North Central Missouri College Nursing & Health Sciences Department now offers Fire Science degree

North Central Missouri College Nursing & Health Sciences Department now offers a two-year Fire Science degree.  My name is Kristi Cutsinger, Program Coordinator of Health Sciences at NCMC.  This program prepares students for employment in the field of fire protection and provides credentials to support advancement for those already employed in that area. According to […]

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Icy road causes three-vehicle crash injuring Novinger man

The Highway Patrol reports a Novinger man sustained minor injuries in a three-vehicle accident two miles north of Kirksville Friday evening caused by a car losing control on a slick road. An ambulance transported 36-year-old Matthew Messinger to the Northeast Regional Medical Center. The other drivers, 36-year old Brian West of Coatsville and 32-year-old Nicole […]

Family and Friends on bus safety

Friends of the Developmentally Disabled participate in bus safety training

Thirty-nine participants and volunteers from the Families and Friends of the Developmentally Disabled of Grundy County participated in bus safety training Tuesday. FFDD partnered with the Trenton Fire Department and Grundy County Ambulance for the training. Instruction was presented on the proper ways to exit a bus in case of an emergency, the importance of […]