The Chula Rural Fire District received mutual aid for a grass fire Monday afternoon. Chula Assistant Fire Chief Randy Horton reports Chula responded to the fire with two brush trucks, and Chillicothe provided one tanker. He says seven personnel were on the scene of the fire at 10493 LIV 261 that burned about sixty acres. […]
Chillicothe firefighters Saturday evening extinguished a small grass fire along Highway 65 south of Chillicothe. Fire Chief Darrell Wright said smoke from the blaze was causing traffic issues when the fire had spread onto the highway right of way from unattended brush piles being burned by a landowner. Firefighters briefly were on the scene just […]
Chillicothe firefighters were on the scene of a grass fire Saturday morning in southern Livingston County using approximately 125 gallons of water at 15056 Road 3048. Assistant Chief Eric Reeter said about five acres were on fire when firefighters arrived at the Tom Reger residence. Reeter noted Reger was burning off the area when the […]
A grass fire Saturday burned about 15 acres on Highway 146 near Crowder State Park. Grundy County Rural Fire Protection District firefighters were on the scene about 40 minutes. The fire was described as a controlled burn that got out of control.
The Chillicothe Fire Department provided mutual aid for the Utica Fire Protection District for a grass fire in Livingston County Thursday evening. Derrick Allen with the Chillicothe Fire Department reports the fire at 12081 LIV 418 burned about 40 acres of grass. He says no structures received damage from the fire. Crews were on the […]
A grass fire Saturday burned 100 acres off Highway 190 west of the Thompson River Bridge near Chillicothe. Chillicothe Fire Chief Darrell Wright explained, according to a dispatch, there was a pickup truck pulling a trailer carrying hay bales and one of those bales was on fire. Wright said the grass fire started when the […]
Chillicothe firefighters yesterday afternoon responded to a grass fire in an open field at 14092 LIV Road number 251. Upon arrival, approximately five acres of grass was burning and it was noted the owners of Koehler Home Sales, as well as neighbors, were using rakes to try and put out the fire but the wind […]
Spickard Fire Protection District firefighters responded to the fairgrounds at Spickard on Saturday afternoon. Once on the scene, firefighters extinguished a small grass fire which had spread into old railroad ties along with trees. Training Officer Jesse Richmond reported the cause was undetermined and nothing else was threatened. Firefighters were on the scene about 90 […]
Chillicothe and Lock Springs firefighters Saturday afternoon extinguished a grass fire in a pasture at 6093 Livingston County Road 516. The fire extended into a wooded area and burned approximately 15 acres. Chillicothe Fire Chief Darrell Wright said the landowner remained on the scene to monitor some smoldering trees.
A spokesman for the Spickard Fire Protection District reports a fire overnight burned about half an acre near a sawmill. Training Officer Jesse Richmond said seven personnel responded to the Enos Schwatzentruber property near Spickard about 1:30 this morning. Richmond noted Spickard was assisted by the Mercer County Fire Protection District.
The Grundy County Rural Fire Protection District responded to a grass fire northeast of Trenton Monday night. The fire department reports high winds and dry surface fuels made the fire in a field at Route NN and Northeast 45th Street difficult to control. Galt Fire Protection District provided assistance and brush trucks from both fire […]
Personnel and equipment from Spickard and Grundy County Rural Fire Protection District responded to a grass fire east of Spickard late Wednesday afternoon. Training officer for the Spickard department, Jesse Richmond, reported approximately 20 acres of pasture ground burned on land belonging to Jim Roy. The location is along Route B, about two miles east […]