House Fire

Fire destroys home at Roach Lake south of Chillicothe

A residence at Roach Lake is considered a total loss after a fire on Wednesday morning. The fire is under investigation by the Missouri State Fire Marshal. Chillicothe Fire Chief Eric Reeter reports the residence, owned by Tracy Englert, was fully involved in fire when the Chillicothe Fire Department arrived and requested Dawn, Hale, Wheeling, […]

Fatal Fire

47-year-old Livingston County man dies in Friday night fire

Chillicothe Fire Department Chief Eric Reeter reports human remains were found in the debris of a single-wide trailer that burned Friday night in rural Livingston County. Firefighters were dispatched shortly after 9 o’clock to 9803 Livingston County Road 228 and discovered a single wide trailer fully involved in fire. Reeter said the blaze was extinguished, and […]

Monday morning fire 9-23-19 Main Street Trenton

Trenton Fire Department responds to suspicious fire on Main Street

In what Fire Chief Brandon Gibler described as suspicious, Trenton firefighters and other agencies responded Monday morning to a house fire at 1437 Main Street.  The house is located on the southwest corner of the intersection at 15th and Main Streets.   Upon arrival just after 4 o’clock Monday morning, September 23, 2019, firefighters observed heavy […]

Trenton Fire Department

Trenton Fire Department responds to structure fire at 208 West 8th Street

The Trenton Fire Department reports a fire caused moderate damage to a small attached structure at 208 West 8th Street in Trenton Tuesday morning. Firefighter Derek Hert says upon arrival, firefighters found smoke and fire coming from the exterior of the structure owned by Steven Muff and occupied by Bob Morgans.  Crews deployed a one […]

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Clearing of fire scene begins in downtown Trenton; ATF returns to monitor investigation

Trenton Fire Chief Brandon Gibler reports the Missouri State Fire Marshal’s Office and an insurance company have begun digging at the scene of last month’s Downtown Trenton fire to find a cause and origin. The February 18th fire destroyed This ’n’ That Pawn Shop and Antiques and Cutz and Curlz beauty shop and heavily damaged […]


Detour routes established while authorities investigate fire in downtown Trenton

Trenton City Administrator Ron Urton reports the fire scene in the 600 block of Main Street in Trenton is now under the jurisdiction of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives and the State Fire Marshal. Authorities have not allowed Main Street to be reopened to traffic as they continue their investigation. Detour routes […]