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, […]

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Chillicothe Fire Department responds to Cooke Sales and Service building

A storage building and its contents were destroyed by fire Tuesday night along Washington Street in Chillicothe. The Chillicothe Fire Department responded to the location near 1401 Washington Street with Fire Chief Eric Reeter describing it as BEHIND the old Cooke Sales and Service building. Upon arrival by Chillicothe fire personnel and equipment, Chief Reeter […]

Special Olympics Missouri Training Center Damaged by Tornado

Audio: Special Olympics Missouri President vows to rebuild facility after recent tornado damage

While structural engineers are still finishing their report, Jefferson City’s recent EF-3 tornado does not appear to have caused a total loss at the sprawling Special Olympics Training for Life campus. The tornado caused enormous damage to the facility, blowing off part of the roof and blowing out numerous windows. Missouri Senator Roy Blunt tells […]

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Chillicothe Fire Department provides aid to Hale Fire District; home a total loss

The Chillicothe Fire Department provided mutual aid for a structure fire Friday morning that Captain Derrick Allen says left a home a total loss. Allen reports the Hale Fire Protection District requested a tanker and personnel to help control the fully involved fire at 22124 U. S. Highway 65. Chillicothe firefighters observed heavy fire throughout […]