Stories tagged with: Adamsville Community Fire Department

July 10, 2014 - 4:02am
1 year 30 weeks ago

New federal resources have been awarded to a fire department in Muskingum County.

U.S. Senator Sherrod Brown of Ohio announced Wednesday that Adamsville Community Fire Department has been awarded $22,362 for Operations and Safety by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency Assistance to Firefighters Grants program.

“Firefighters put their lives on the line each day to keep our communities safe,” Brown said. “...

July 29, 2013 - 5:19pm
2 years 27 weeks ago

Prior to the investment meeting Monday, the County Commissioners accepted requests from area banks,who want to protect the county's money for the next three years.

Currently, The Community Bank is the county's general checking account holder and the county's investments use Century National Bank. Monday, six banks provided information such as service fees and interest rates.

"Well right now it is at .36 (percent),” said Commissioner Jerry Lavy. “So that's on our...

January 31, 2012 - 8:01pm
4 years 1 week ago

A man was seriously injured following a farm accident Tuesday in Muskingum County.

72 year-old Wayne Funk was doing roof work shortly before 5 p.m. on a barn at 9225 Norfield Road outside of Adamsville.

According to Captain Jeff Lecoq of the Muskingum County Sheriff's Office, Funk, along with his son and grandson, were fixing the roof of a barn that had been damaged by wind, when he fell nearly 14 feet to the ground.

Grandson, Adam Funk tells WHIZ he called 9-1-1 and...

October 12, 2011 - 8:14pm
4 years 17 weeks ago

An Otsego trailer was destroyed Wednesday afternoon following a fire.

It happened just before 4:30 p.m. at 778 Welker Street. Adamsville Community Fire Chief Dave Wortman says the fire is believed to have started in the kitchen.

"We got a call that it was a vacant home, which it was, it's a rental property, there are no contents inside." said Chief Wortman.

Wortman says they were able to extinguish the flames in about ten minutes, but he is considering the home a...

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