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Fire Destroys Residence In Wymore

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A Wymore residence was destroyed by fire early last Wednesday morning. Paul Pratt, who owns the two story property at 605 N. 12th Street, was sleeping at a neighbor’s house when firefighters arrived shortly before 6 am. It is suspected that the house may have been burning internally for some time before smoke was visible. The structure is a total ... Read More »

Marshall County Fire Departments have busy weekend.

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Marshall County Fire Departments were busy this past weekend with numerous grass fires and one structure fire. The Frankfort Fire Department was called out 9 times total Friday thru Sunday, 5 times Friday, once Saturday, and three times Sunday, all grass fires. The Marysville Fire Department was called out to a grass fire south of the Surf Motel Friday, shortly after noon, where some logs ... Read More »

Marysville City Council Notes from 11-13-12

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Short $100,000 in a fundraising effort to purchase and renovate the former Union Pacific depot in Marysville as a community and events center, Landmark Enterprise representative Linda Swim Tuesday evening reluctantly advised the Marysville City Council that the group had raised $37,850 from some 80 donors, which left the effort short facing a deadline this week.  Landmark had initially been ... Read More »

Big Blue River Bridge at Blue Rapids Imploded Wednesday (Video)

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Highway 77 over the Big Blue River near Blue Rapids was closed for a short time Wednesday afternoon while the old bridge structure was imploded.  The new bridge over the Big Blue opened about 3 weeks ago just south of the old bridge.  The entire project should be finished by late December. Read More »

Garage fire in Marysville Saturday Morning.

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A fire early Saturday morning destroyed a detached garage in the alley in the 200 block of South Eighth Street in Marysville.  Firemen were called to the scene shortly after 7 am, and the structure was completely engulfed in flames.  The multiple car garage was vacant, and is to the north end of the Lincoln Center’s Pathway House.  An adjacent ... Read More »

Neapco Explosion – Not an Explosion

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Officials from Neapco manufacturing released a statement concerning this weeks fire and reported explosion of an air compressor.  According to Neapco the compressor was contained in a four-sided wooden structure. However, one piece of the enclosure had been removed by maintenance crews weeks earlier.  A representative from Neapco said they do not believe an explosion occurred. Read More »

One Killed, Two Injured in Blue Springs Fire

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One person was killed and two injured by a fire in Blue Springs on Monday.  At approximately 8:30 A.M. Gage County Communications dispatched Blue Springs Fire Department to a house fire at 102 West 3rd in Blue Springs.   Upon arrival firefighters found Wes O’Keefe, age 47 of 102 West 3rd, Blue Springs, outside the structure suffering from burns.  O’Keefe told ... Read More »

Explosion and fire destroy garage

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An explosion was heard in central Marysville at approximately 7 p.m. on Wednesday.  According to Emergency Management Director Bill Schwindamann a garage at 1002 Calhoun was a total loss after an explosion and fire swept through the structure.  The garage was owned by Chuck Wells.  A vehicle in the garage was also a total loss.  Three fire trucks and 25 ... Read More »

Marshall County Commissioners

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August 23, 2010 The Board of Marshall County Commissioners met in regular adjourned session with Michael J. Keating, Chairman; Charles R. Loiseau and Thomas K. Holle member; and Sonya L. Stohs, County Clerk present. The meeting was called to order at 9:00 a.m. The Board opened the meeting with the flag salute. The minutes and agenda were approved as presented ... Read More »

NFPA study: Nearly all structure fire deaths happen in home fires

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Home fires cause annual average of 2,840 civilian deaths Quincy, Mass. – According to a new study, Home Structure Fires, from the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), home fires account for 92 percent of fire deaths that occur in structures. These fires cause an average of 2,840 civilian deaths each year. “This study strongly underscores the need to aggressively work ... Read More »