The Zanesville Fire Department received a new piece of equipment this week...
A brand new 105-foot ladder truck rolled into town on Monday evening, from Pierce Manufacturing out of Wisconsin. The new truck will replace the 1987 ladder truck the department has been using.
"We're glad to have a new truck. The other one was starting to show some age, there was getting to be some maintenance issues with it so... This takes care of that. It'll... Should be good for another 25...
The Zanesville Fire Department is honoring one of its own.
Lieutenant Jeff Jadwin is retiring after nearly 21 years on the job. Jadwin said it's tough to leave his firefighter family, but after undergoing open heart surgery seven months ago, he said now is the time.
"There's a lot of moments that are memorable, so to pick out one would be tough, because it's a very rewarding career to serve the citizens and try to save lives and property," said Jadwin.
A fire broke out at a home on Eastman Street, Tuesday morning.
Zanesville Fire Chief Craig Stemm said that they reached the scene at 7:30a.m. The fire appears to have begun in the attic and may be related to an electrical problem. Chief Stemm said it can be common to see fires in this location.
"it can happen especially if you have electrical problems or having problems with your heating system," said Chief Stemm.
While those living at the home were able to get...
On Monday Zanesville City Council accepted a federal grant to help pay for a new ladder truck for the fire department.
The department announced in Janaury that it was awarded a Federal Emergency Management Agency Homeland Security Assistance to Firefighters Grant for $675,000. The grant will be used to replace a 25-year-old ladder truck.
Council also passed a new rental fee schedule for Secrest Auditorium, which includes a $300 per day increase for organizations that turn a...
A federal grant is helping the Zanesville Fire Department provide a better service to the community.
U.S. Senator Sherrod Brown announced on Thursday that the Zanesville Fire Department is receiving $676,013 for a new vehicle. Zanesville Fire Chief Craig Stemm said the award is made possible by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security's FEMA Assistance to Firefighters Grants program.
"We actually applied for two different grants," said Stemm....
The Zanesville Fire Fighters were also on the job Thanksgiving Day.
Firefighter Jeff Ball said each Thanksgiving the crew pitches in to cook-up the holiday feast.
"It's kind of our extended family and we're all giving thanks," said Ball. "If you got to be here at the fire departments you couldn't ask for a greater group of guys to be spending Thanksgiving with."
Thursday's meal would feed 13 firefighters- each crew member brought in their...