Stories tagged with: Cheif Brent Gates

November 25, 2013 - 7:01pm
1 year 26 weeks ago

Workers at Axion Recycled Plastics were evacuated from the factory on Monday following a machinery fire.

At around 1:30 p.m. fire crews from New Concord, Zanesville, Washington and Perry Townships responded to 4005 All American Way. Once there, they quickly contained the flames.

"It just stayed about in a 10 by 10 area, but because of the nature of the beast , the product in here it's going to create a lot of smoke," said New Concord Fire Chief, Brent Gates.


December 16, 2011 - 6:01pm
3 years 24 weeks ago

Friends and Family gathered to say goodbye to a former Fire Chief in New Concord on Friday.

Richard King Cole, Sr. passed away Monday at OSU Medical Center in Columbus after a battle with cancer.
The former Fire Chief served in the Ohio National Guard, and was also a former town council member and Boy Scout leader.
Current New Concord Fire Chief, Brent Gates, talked about the tradition of firefighting that runs in the Cole family, and what It meant for the Fire Department to...

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