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Businesses Evacuated Due To Carbon Monoxide

Two local businesses were evacuated after carbon monoxide detectors alerted employees to high levels of the toxic gas.
According to the Trenton Fire Department, DaVita Dialysis and Family Dollar were evacuated after workers in the space between the two businesses were using gas-powered saws to cut through concrete and the carbon monoxide built up. Firefighters used electric fans to ventilate the buildings. Two employees of DaVita sought medical treatment following

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Emergency Services 7-1-14

Trenton Fire Department
June 29: Firefighters provided medical assistance at an east residence.
June 30: Firefighters provided medical assistance at an east residence.
Trenton Police Department
June 25: Officers responded to a theft at an east business, an unattended death at a south residence and a civil detoxification at a north residence.
June 26: Officers provided ambulance assistance at a north residence, responded to a report of a missing juvenile

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Emergency Services 6-30-14

Trenton Fire Department
June 24: Firefighters did a smoke investigation on Princeton Road, provided medical assistance at two sererate north residences and responded to an illegal burn on East 5th Street.
June 25: Firefighters preformed fire extinguisher training at Wright Memorial Hospital twice, did a fire safety presentation at the Grundy County-Jewett Norris Library and responded to an automatic alarm at the AT&T Building.

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Firefighters Remove Smoke From Residence

Firefighters with the Trenton Fire Department were called to a house at 305 W. 10th St. Wednesday evening.
According to firefighters, the smoke detectors in the house, owned and occupied by Roxanne Shultz, were activated when food had burned on the stove. After she attempted to remove the smoke from the residence, Ms. Shultz said the smoke detector continued to sound. When firefighters arrived, they could not see any visible

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House Fire On 12th Street

A two-story house on West 12th Street sustained heavy damage to its interior in a fire reported Thursday morning.
According to Trenton Fire Lt. Mike Moore, the home, located at 429 W. 12th St., is owned by Ryan Kennedy and sustained heavy fire and smoke damage to the living room on the first floor, heavy fire damage to the stairway and heavy to moderate smoke damage throughout the house. The

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Garage Destroyed, Truck Damaged In Fire

A garage was destroyed and a truck damaged in a fire Wednesday afternoon.
According to Trenton Fire Department Lt. Mike Moore, the garage was located at 401 E. Seventh St., and owned by Martin Little. When firefighters arrived, the detached garage was fully involved and a 1969 Ford F-110 pickup parked next to it was catching fire. Strong winds had caused the fire to spread rapidly and the garage was

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Firefighters Called To Former Hospital

Trenton firefighters were called to the former Wright Memorial Hospital building at 701 E. First St., Monday afternoon after combustible material ignited portions of the west wing.
According to information provided by the TFD, the fire and heavy smoke were coming from the west wing of the building, which is currently under demolition. Firefighters fought the blaze for about 30 minutes and were able to contain it to the west

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Second Annual Guns and Hoses Basketball Game Set

Trenton Police Chief Tommy Wright has issued a challenge to the Trenton Fire Department in what will be the second annual “Guns and Hoses” benefit basketball game between the police and fire departments.
The two departments will go head to head in a game scheduled for 6:30 p.m. on Friday, March 14 in the Trenton High School gymnasium.
Wright indicated that the firemen were formidable opponents last year as most

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Emergency Services 2-14-14

Trenton Fire Department
Feb. 10: firefighters went to a false alarm at 411 E. 24th Street.
Feb. 11: firefighters went to a front end loader fire at First Street and Johnson Drive and offered medical assistance at south and east residences.
Feb. 12: offered medical assistance at an east residence.
Feb. 13: did a carbon monoxide investigation at an east residence.
Trenton Police Department
Feb. 7: officers investigated a code

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