Stories tagged with: Zanesville Fire Department

May 22, 2013 - 7:19am
1 year 13 weeks ago

 The Zanesville Fire Department continues to work to flush hydrants throughout the city. 

Thursday, May 23 the department will flush hydrants on Brighton Boulevard, Ridge Avenue, Dryden Road and along adjoining streets. The 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's advised to wait until after 4:00 p.m. for the water to clear, before doing laundry. 

May 17, 2013 - 4:25pm
1 year 13 weeks ago

The annual fundraiser benefits the Muscular Dystrophy Association, an organization dedicated to helping people who suffer from neuromuscular diseases. The money raised also gives kids the opportunity to go to camp, have wheelchairs and any other changes they might need in the home.

"We'll be starting tomorrow at 10 O'clock on Bell Street and then on June 1st we will be on Zane Street, then on June 15th we'll be on Military," said Anthony Shriver of the Zanesville Fire...

May 17, 2013 - 4:13pm
1 year 13 weeks ago

Fire Chief Kevin Thomas announced that they have filled the two open spots, bringing their total to 52 fire fighters.

"We've just brought two new members on to our fire department. Brady Bragg started in orientation period two weeks ago and today is his first full day on shift. Ben Morehouse, today is his first day and Monday he'll be starting at the state fire academy," said Fire Chief, Kevin Thomas.

Both men who they say they are really excited to have this...

May 14, 2013 - 3:46pm
1 year 14 weeks ago

The Zanesville Fire Department will be flushing the hydrants around Zanesville for the next few days.

Starting tomorrow, from 7:30 a.m.. to 2:30 p.m.., ZFD will be focusing on the east end of Zanesville. From the water treatment plant, down by Underwood, and north of Greenwood Avenue.

"And then on the next day we will be working south of Greenwood and then east of Pine Street and then on the next Monday we will downtown and that will finish up everything east of those those...

April 3, 2013 - 5:50pm
1 year 20 weeks ago

Campus Safety Week continues at Ohio University Zanesville and Zane State College. Today's focus- Fire And Emergency Medical Services.

Visitors heard home safety tips from Zanesville Fire Department Lieutenant Roger Hobson .

"Home safety, home fire safety, “Hobson said. “We talked a lot about extension cords today, portable fire extinguishers, evacuation plans, just keeping everybody safe. As one of my slides on the presentation, why? Why talk about fire safety?...

March 8, 2013 - 6:54pm
1 year 23 weeks ago

This weekend we'll move the clocks forward an hour and while you're changing clocks there's something else you need to do.

The time change is a perfect time to also change the batteries in your smoke and carbon monoxide detectors. Zanesville Firefighter Kenny Jones said that once a week you should test the detector to make sure it's working and they should be on every floor of the house, mounted to a wall.

"You see in the news where people have died in fires because they did...

January 8, 2013 - 3:22pm
1 year 32 weeks ago

A major accident closes part of the downtown to traffic Tuesday afternoon.

The Zanesville Police Department said that a semi-truck was heading east on Main Street and a Ford Explorer was heading west when they were hit by a white Chevy traveling on 7th Street.

Lt. Bill Shaw said at this time it appears the Chevy ran a red light striking the semi and Explorer.

"7th and Main is one of the problematic intersections from the fact that the downtown area was laid out 200...

December 25, 2012 - 6:17pm
1 year 34 weeks ago

While the majority of working people get time off for the holidays to spend time with families or to travel, some jobs do not have that luxury.

For example, nurses, doctors, police and firefighters need to be at work to ensure the safety of the public. For the Zanesville Fire Department, they celebrate the holiday with their second family.

Lieutenant Doug Hobson, of Zanesville Fire Department explained, "So all of us will have Christmas dinner here. Big meal planned-...

December 24, 2012 - 3:39pm
1 year 34 weeks ago

Zanesville Fire Department is on the scene of a Christmas Eve fire. The fire broke out around 2 p.m. on Ohio Street. A WHIZ news crew is on the scene. We'll bring you more as it becomes available.

November 22, 2012 - 4:48pm
1 year 38 weeks ago

Not everyone had the day off from work on Thanksgiving, so the Zanesville Fire Department hosted their own Thanksgiving dinner.

Firefighters enjoyed a home-cooked meal at the station on South Street. For those who couldn't spend the day at home with family, this meal made sure everyone could still enjoy the holiday.

"It is like a big family. I mean it kind of reminds me of college, in a way. Living in a dormitory and stuff like that but it's like a big family. I get to know...

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