Stories tagged with: Dave Lacy

January 27, 2011 - 7:07pm
3 years 26 weeks ago

Fire Chief Dave Lacy said his final farewell to the Zanesville Fire Department Thursday afternoon, but little did he know he was in for a big surprise. Dresden Police Chief Jeff Garver brought his 1946 Dodge fire truck to the Zanesville Fire Department to pick up Lacy and take him home.

Lacy says his last day was full of surprises, including lunch and a cake from the firefighters, and visits from many of his friends. There is one thing Lacy says he'll miss the most.

"It...

January 25, 2011 - 6:18pm
3 years 26 weeks ago

Zanesville Fire Chief Dave Lacy announced some big news today.  After 30 years with the Zanesville Fire Department, he is retiring.

The Zanesville Fire Department is about to face a major change after Chief Dave Lacy announced Tuesday that he will be retiring. Lacy says the job gets harder everyday and being able to do more with less is what it basically comes down to.  Lacy also says that after having 38 years in the pension system, he wants to get out before any...

January 25, 2011 - 12:08pm
3 years 26 weeks ago

Zanesville Fire Chief Dave Lacy announced Tuesday that he will be retiring.

His retirement will be effective on Thursday.

Zanesville Mayor Butch Zwelling says "it's a sad day in Zanesville".

Assistant Chief Craig Stemm will be named interim Fire Chief.

We will have more on today's announcement on the WHIZ News at 6 p.m.

August 13, 2010 - 12:16pm
3 years 50 weeks ago

Firefighters spent much of the night battling a major house fire in Zanesville.

Zanesville Fire Chief Dave Lacy said they got the call just after 1:00 Friday morning that a vacant house was burning at the corner of Putnam and Lincoln.

"It started actually on the front porch. It did get through into the first and second floors and in the attic. Firefighters were on scene about three hours putting that fire completely out, " Lacy said.

He said it was a large...

February 11, 2010 - 8:19pm
4 years 24 weeks ago

The city of Zanesville is in a budget crunch and Thursday the Public Safety Committee met to discuss cutbacks at the police and fire departments.

The Zanesville Police Department has to trim around $150,000 off its budget from last year. Chief Eric Lambes said they are cutting back on overtime, going back to a cheaper paint scheme on their vehicles and they will not be filling two open positions.

They may also have to discontinue use of their in-cruiser computer...

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