Stories tagged with: Zanesville Fire Department

August 11, 2014 - 4:07pm
1 week 2 days ago

Two Newark women were sent to the hospital following an accident near the Y-Bridge Monday afternoon.

According to police, the accident occurred around 2:30 p.m. when a Chevy Lumina that was heading toward the Y-Bridge on West Main Street went off the left side of the roadway, through a grass field at a high rate of speed, and crashed over the emankment of the river.  The vehicle flipped several times before coming to rest right beside the river. 

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August 4, 2014 - 10:30pm
2 weeks 2 days ago

A house fire at 317 Brighton Boulevard broke out this evening.

The Zanesville Fire Department and Genesis EMS responded at approximately 9PM. A mother and her 7 year old daughter were home at the time, both escaped unharmed. According to Assistant Chief Bob Long of the Zaneville Fire Department, the fire originated in a bedroom closet, causing mainly smoke damage to clothing and other things within the room. It took approximately 15 minutes to contain. Long estimated the damage at...

July 21, 2014 - 4:20pm
4 weeks 2 days ago

A single car accident near the Zanesville Country Club sent one woman to the hospital Monday afternoon.

Shortly before 3:00 p.m. a silver Mercedes GLK 350 lost control, rolling onto its side.  The accident took out a mailbox at 1272 Country Club Drive.  The female driver, who was the vehicle's only occupant, was transported to the hospital by Genesis Community Ambulance.  Both the Zanesville police and fire departments responded to the scene.  The extent...

July 14, 2014 - 12:10pm
5 weeks 2 days ago

The Zanesville area has received over an inch of rain in the last 24 hours, and with those heavy rains, comes the risk of flooding.

Quick heavy downpours and extended amounts of rain tend to allow for ponding and even flash flooding on the roadways. With the Muskingum river cutting through Zanesville, there is important to be mindful of high waters. Kenny Jones, Firefighter of the Zanesville Fire Department says Canal Street is particularly prone to flooding.

"Right down...

July 3, 2014 - 1:46pm
6 weeks 6 days ago

Fourth of July weekend starts tomorrow and nothing says Fourth of July like fireworks. But it's important to stay safe this holiday weekend.

Donovan Jadwin, firefighter for the Zanesville Fire Department says that many of the fire realted injuries and incidents that occur are due to the use of fireworks. He explains the most common concerns when fireworks are set off.

"Biggest concern are house fires, catching brush on fire and injuries as well. There's thousands of people...

June 26, 2014 - 4:59am
8 weeks 2 hours ago

New federal resources have been awarded to two fire departments in Muskingum County...

U.S. Senator Sherrod Brown of Ohio announced that Falls Township Volunteer Fire Department and Zanesville Fire Department have been awarded resources for Operations and Safety by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency Assistance to Firefighters Grants program.

Senator Brown said firefighters put their lives on the line each day to keep our...

June 10, 2014 - 9:05am
10 weeks 1 day ago

The Zanesville Fire Department announces that hydrant flushing will continue in the city Wednesday...

ZFD will be flushing hydrants on the west side of Frazeysburg Road from Northpointe Drive to the City limits including Kenningston Village, Century Lane, and all side streets in the area. Flushing will take place from 7:30am to 2:30pm.

Residents in these areas may experience discolored water and reduced pressure during these time.

It is advised to wait...

June 3, 2014 - 8:13am
11 weeks 1 day ago

The Zanesville Fire Department will flush hydrants Wednesday, June 4.

Hydrant flushing will take place on the west side of Maple Avenue from Country Club Drive to Brandywine Boulevard, on the east side of Maple Avenue from Bell Street to Centennial Parkway and all side streets in the area. 

Flushing will be from 7:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Residents in these areas may experience discolored water and reduced pressure. It is advised to wait until after 4:00 PM, for the water to...

May 26, 2014 - 8:51am
12 weeks 2 days ago

The Zanesville Fire Department spent the early morning hours of Memorial Day fighting a house fire.

The fire took place at 702 Moxahala Avenue around 2:20a.m. Monday. The fire department said the building was subdivided into three apartments, two of which were occupied.

The building is considered a total loss. As of now, the fire remains under investigation, there's no word on where the fire started or what caused it. No injuries were reported.

Crews were on the scene until...

May 15, 2014 - 8:17am
13 weeks 6 days ago

Wet weather pushes back the Zanesville Fire Department's hydrant flushing.

Hydrant flushing that was scheduled for Thursday is being moved to Monday, May 19.

It will take place in the following areas

  • Pershing Road on the west side of Pine Street to the Railroad Tracks
  • Ridge Avenue
  • Brighton Boulevard
  • Dryden Road
  • All side streets

Flushing will take place from 7:30a.m. until 2:30p.m. Residents in these areas may experience...

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