Fire Investigation

Chillicothe firefighters respond to apartment fire possibly started by juvenile

Chillicothe Fire Department personnel Sunday night responded to what was described as a structure fire at 1433 Alexander Street. The response was due to a fire in a bathroom of an apartment belonging to Bruce and Sharon Carnes. The complex is owned by the Chillicothe Housing Authority. Two trucks and eight personnel responded with the […]

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Fire at Berry Church north of Galt ruled as arson, $5000 reward offered

The Missouri State Fire Marshal’s office investigated a blaze that caused minor damage at the old Berry Church off Route BB north of Galt. Chief Brian Smiley of the Galt Fire Protection District said an investigator with the State Fire Marshal’s office ruled the blaze was intentionally set. A passerby was credited with helping to […]

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Chillicothe firefighters respond to The Center Apartments at 525 Jackson Street

Smoke in a Chillicothe apartment Wednesday night sent Chillicothe firefighters to 525 Jackson Street. Upon arrival, they found most of the residents sitting outside. When entering the Center Apartments building, firefighters found a haze of smoke on the main floor and apartment number 204 was full of smoke. Bedroom and living room windows were described […]

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Free COVID-19 antibody testing for first responders to be offered in Gallatin

Free COVID-19 antibody testing will be available for first responders at the Daviess County Health Department of Gallatin later this month. Antibody testing screens the blood for a previous infection or exposure of COVID-19. Testing will be done June 29th from 8 o’clock to noon for doctors, nurses, firefighters, emergency medical services, and police officers. […]

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Chillicothe City Council promotes firefighter, offers full-time job to police officer

The Chillicothe City Council took action in an executive session Wednesday, June 10th on promotions and a job offer. Jonathon Noland was promoted from a firefighter/paramedic to lieutenant/paramedic. Bill Gutshall was promoted from a firefighter/paramedic to engineer/paramedic. Ean Clevenger was given a conditional job offer as a full-time police officer contingent upon graduation from the […]

House Fire

House fully engulfed when Chillicothe firefighters arrive on scene at 112 Trenton Road

The Chillicothe Fire Department reports a house caught fire before sunrise on Monday morning about 5:20 am at 112 Trenton Road near Danner Park. The single-story, wood-frame house, believed to be vacant, was fully involved when firefighters arrived. A fire engine and ladder truck were connected to nearby hydrants with the ladder truck deploying an […]