House Fire

Fire destroys home in Laredo

Fire destroyed the David Southwick residence in Laredo late Saturday night. No one was reported home at the time and there were no injuries. The structure was engulfed in flames when Laredo Fire Protection District firefighters arrived at the scene in southeastern Laredo and remained for approximately four hours. Fire Chief Kenny Meeker reports some […]


Chillicothe Firefighters respond to Slack Street

A residence at Chillicothe received extensive smoke and fire damage early Sunday however, two occupants were able to exit the structure safely. Firefighters responded to the Lori Adkison residence at 211 Slack Street. The blaze was attributed to smoking in bed and catching blankets on the bed on fire. Fire Chief Wright quoted the homeowner […]

Grass Fires

Firefighters respond to grass fire

Chillicothe and other fire departments responded yesterday to a grass fire at 13962 LIV Road 424. Upon arrival, firefighters found approximately one acre on fire. In addition to Chillicothe using two brush rigs, Dawn and Mooresville Fire Departments responded with a tanker and three brush rigs. It was noted this location is near where a […]

House Fire

House destroyed by fire at Medicine Creek in Newtown

The Medicine Creek Fire Department responded to a house fire in the southeast corner of Newtown Thursday afternoon around 3:30. Spokesman Mike Abernathy reports the house was fully engulfed when firefighters arrived and the fire had jumped the railroad track and caught railroad ties on fire. The railroad was closed for awhile, but they allowed […]