A body was found in an alley behind the Old Munson Elementary School on Crown Avenue in South Zanesville.
The body was discovered and called in at approximately 8:50 Wednesday evening. Zanesville Police Department responded shortly after along with the Zanesville Fire Department and Community Ambulance. According to Lieutenant Chris Rice, the incident is being looked into as a homicide.
"Right now, all signs, without making any wild speculations, all signs are leading to a...
A fire this afternoon in Philo injured an area man.
It happened at 210 3rd street just before 2:00PM. A neighbor who witnessed the fire said they saw smoke coming out of the home's kitchen window. Harrison Township Assisstant Fire Chief Terry Moore says the fire started in the bathroom of the home, when a curling iron was left on and it caught some clothes on fire. No one was home at the time of the blaze, but a man who entered the structure to make sure no one was inside, suffered...
The Community Ambulance Service in Zanesville held its annual cook out on Friday in honor of EMS Week.
"EMS week is celebrated every May, it's normally the third week in May. It's just our time to show our appreciation to our crews and all their hard work. Ambulate drivers, our couriers, dispatchers and all they do," said Mandi Cornett, Marketing Representative for Community Ambulance.
The Community Ambulance crew invited the Zanesville Fire Department, the Zanesville...
A two-car accident at the intersection of Main Street and Augusta Street sends two people to the hospital.
It happened around 6 p.m. Sergeant Chris Phipps of the Zanesville Police Department says a Chevy pickup truck was heading East on Main Street when it applied the brakes for a semi pulling out of Augusta Street and onto Main.
The pickup truck was then rear-ended by Victoria Clark of Zanesville who was driving a Chevy Blazer. There were no passengers in her vehicle.
It's day five of temperatures reaching the 90's, and some local residents are starting to succumb to this heat wave. Community Ambulance says it's been on at least 20 runs this week, with most of those occurring within the past two days.
"Typically if you see a day where there's just a small heat spike, one or two days, is not that big of a deal. Most people compensate and their bodies tolerate that, " says Executive Director, Phil Koster.
Have you ever wondered why there's a Community Ambulance crew sitting in the parking lot at Lowe's on the north-end of Zanesville, or why you typically see one when you pass the Marathon Station along State Route 60, near the Ohio 719 bridge?
That's because the emergency crews are attempting to minimize response time on calls.
"Truly every second counts. That's why we have the lights and sirens, but just planning on the front end, " says Executive Director, Phil Koster...