Earthquake

Earthquake simulation exercise to take place in Trenton during September, 2019

Organizations from Grundy County will participate in an exercise taking place on September 14th, 2019.  The exercise is being conducted in order to test and improve the community’s overall preparedness for an emergency event. The fictional exercise simulates an Earthquake. Exercise participants will simulate building collapses, utility failures, fires and will treat volunteers who are […]

House Fire

Firefighters respond to house fire on Jones Avenue

Smoke and fire damage was reported in a house fire late Monday morning at Brimson. The Grundy County Rural Fire Protection District, among others, responded to the scene at 517 Jones Avenue, the residence of Lawrence and Erma Newton. A report from assistant rural chief Brandon Gibler said visible smoke was coming from the house […]

Trenton Fire Department

Trenton Fire Department responds to tractor fire

The Trenton Fire Department reports a fire Thursday afternoon caused extensive damage to a tractor’s engine compartment and cab area. Firefighter Lane Beverlin says the tractor was fully engulfed upon arrival of the fire department at East 16th and Lord streets. Crews deployed a one and three-quarter-inch attack line to extinguish the fire. No injuries […]