Stories tagged with: Craig Stemm

June 3, 2011 - 5:41pm
3 years 7 weeks ago

The city of Zanesville officially has a new fire chief..

Craig Stemm was sworn in Friday afternoon in council chambers by Public Safety Director Bob Brandford. He says he's looking forward to serving the city, but also continuing to save the city money, including overtime for the department.

"Well right now we're under budget, and we hope to stay that way. We have some people that plan on retiring at the end of the month, so that may change things a little bit," said...

May 27, 2011 - 4:21pm
3 years 8 weeks ago

Zanesville's new Fire Chief will be sworn in at City Hall next week. Friday, we got the chance to hear from him as he gets ready to take over.

Currently, as the Interim Fire Chief, Craig Stemm says he is excited and looking forward to the challenge of the new position. Stemm scored the highest out of two others applying to be the new chief.

"Different job. I've been here almost 32 years. Started at the bottom. You might say I guess 32 years ago as a firefighter and just work...

January 26, 2011 - 5:34pm
3 years 25 weeks ago

After Zanesville Fire Chief Dave Lacy announced his retirement yesterday, the fire department must move forward.

Because of his current position as Deputy Fire Chief, Craig Stemm will soon be the new interim fire chief.  Mayor Butch Zwelling says after talking with the civil service, they will be offering a test for the permanent fire chief position.

"There are three assistant chiefs, and a deputy chief, and one of the three existing assistant chiefs, Assisant Chief...

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