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 […]

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Chillicothe Fire Department responds to East 2nd Street

The Chillicothe Fire Department was dispatched to a possible structure fire on East Second Street Friday morning. Chillicothe Fire Lieutenant Rob Williams reports, upon arrival to the property owned by M and M Utilities, firefighters determined a large pile of dimensional lumber and refuse piled with a loader was set on fire. Williams reports Engine […]

Suicide Prevention

Livingston County Sheriff Department responds to call with individual threatening suicide

Livingston County Sheriff Steve Cox reports he, two deputies, and the Chillicothe Department of Emergency Services recently responded to a call regarding an adult allegedly actively attempting to kill himself or herself. Cox says the person was located and admitted to taking several pills before being non-compliant and resisting officers. The individual was transported to […]

House Fire

Chillicothe Fire Department responds to 93 11th Street

The Chillicothe Fire Department responded to a possible house fire on 11th Street Sunday afternoon when a resident stated they saw smoke coming from the roof and the electrical box was popping. When Chillicothe police officers arrived at the scene, they didn’t see any smoke. A report from fire department captain Tracy Bradley quoted a […]

Missouri Public Utility Alliance (MPUA)

Missouri Public Utility Alliance responds to Grain Belt-related legislation passed by Missouri House

The Missouri House advanced House Bill 1062 to the Missouri Senate. This bill will effectively kill new infrastructure projects like the Grain Belt Express transmission line. Members of the Missouri Public Utility Alliance (MPUA) have repeatedly let lawmakers know that 39 local consumer-owned utilities, representing more than 350,000 people in the state, stand to lose […]

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Chillicothe Fire Department responds to 310 Edgerton

The Chillicothe Fire Department responded to a trash fire at 310 Edgerton Wednesday afternoon. Williams says that, upon arrival, firefighters found a small pile of yard debris and garbage burning unattended near multiple structures. The resident started the fire after cleaning up in the fence row and then left. The resident was contacted, advised the […]

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Chillicothe Fire Department responds to brush fire

The Chillicothe Fire Department responded to a brush fire Wednesday morning that the property owner reportedly said had been burning for four days. Captain Derrick Allen reports owner Dennis Savage and a deputy were on the scene when Hazmat 1 and Brush 1 arrived at 12478 LIV 222. Firefighters found a large pile of trees […]