Stories tagged with: Chief Brent Gates

September 23, 2013 - 3:52pm
47 weeks 4 days ago

Every year, a select few fire service members, across the state of Ohio, are honored for their outstanding accomplishments in firefighting.

The individuals recognized by the Ohio Fire Service Hall of Fame, received Ohio's highest firefighting honors. For 2013, The Instructor of the Year was New Concord Fire Chief, Brent Gates, who was humbled by the award.

"I can honestly say, that in the state of Ohio, there is an extreme amount of very good fire instructors out there, or...

April 17, 2013 - 7:26pm
1 year 18 weeks ago

No one was injured in a fire in New Concord this afternoon but an elderly woman's home has been destroyed.

At about 1 p.m., crews from New Concord, Adamsville, Perry Township and Cassell station responded to a structure fire at 81-80 friendship drive. the woman in the home was helped out by a medic crew and was taken to the hospital for smoke inhalation. no one else was in the home. at this time, authorities are not sure what caused the fire, or where it originated.

"The...

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