Stories tagged with: Crooksville Fire Department

April 24, 2015 - 5:35pm
1 year 1 week ago

Crooksville High School students learned a real life lesson Friday during a mock accident.

Students crowded around to watch medical and rescue professionals handle a fatal accident in the same way that they would if it were to actually happen. Crooksville Fire Fighter and Paramedic, Melissa Jones says its a big production.

"It takes our whole department working together both fire and EMS and we do have some volunteers from other surrounding departments that do come in and...

October 2, 2014 - 11:06pm
1 year 30 weeks ago

Shortly after 8:30PM, fire crews were called to a barn fire at 2530 Thompson Run Road Thursday.

The barn was full of hay, making the fire difficult to put out. Newton Township, Crooksville, South Zanesville, and National Trail Volunteer Fire Departments all responded to the blaze. The barn looks to be a total loss, but it is believed that no surrounding buildings were damaged. Fire fighters say the cause of the fire remains under investigation.

August 7, 2014 - 11:52pm
1 year 38 weeks ago

***Update*** Perry County Authorities say Friday morning "nothing was found to support the intial report." ***Update***


Fire crews searched along the railroad tracks in Crooksville Thursday night following a caller's tip someone had been struck by a train.

Chief Dyrall Nuwlan with the Crooksville Fire Department said that around 9 p.m. a subject called in and reported someone was hit by a train in the area of Delaware Drive in Crooksville. Roseville and...

July 28, 2014 - 7:53pm
1 year 40 weeks ago

 A Stiers Lane home is a total loss after an early Monday evening fire. 

All occupants of the home were able to escape the blaze with no injuries. The Assistant Fire Chief with the Newton Township Fire Department says the fire remains under investigation at this time by the State Fire Marshal's Office.

It took crews from Newton Township, South Zanesville, Roseville and Crooksville about 15 minutes to get the fire under control.

December 26, 2013 - 10:34pm
2 years 18 weeks ago

A fire broke out early Thursday evening in Crooksville.

The Crooksville Fire Department was the first crew to respond to the blaze at 155 McKeever St. at around 7 p.m. According to Crooksville Fire Chief, Ralph Hill, upon arrival the rear room and a portion of the upstairs of the three apartment duplex was heavily engulfed in flames.

It is unknown how many occupants were in the complex at the time of the fire, but Hill says everyone made it out safely and there were no injuries...

July 26, 2013 - 4:31am
2 years 40 weeks ago

Several fire departments battle a blaze at a Crooksville refractory.

Crooksville Fire Department Lt. Mark Dalrymple said that the fire at the Cesco Plant Refractory on Maple Avenue began just after 4 a.m. Friday.

Lt. Dalrymple said that crews got the roof vented and they had to let the kiln burn down because it was around 4,000 degrees when they arrived on the scene.

He said it's still burning now and will take a couple days before it's all out.

The only damage to the...

July 9, 2013 - 6:41pm
2 years 42 weeks ago

Four men seeking a thrill ride Tuesday afternoon on the Moxahala Creek in Crooksville are lucky to be alive and well after a near drowning experience.

The men, who range in ages from 16 to 30, started out in two canoes near Crooksville High School and were riding the flooded creek, when both canoes flipped behind Blackers Pharmacy in downtown Crooksville. Three managed to get out of the water but the forth clung onto the canoe, underneath the Main Street Bridge, and floated right by...

October 27, 2011 - 9:27pm
4 years 27 weeks ago

Dispatchers with the Perry County Sheriff's Office say a child was pulled from a creek behind the Crooksville Fire Department around 7 p.m. Thursday night.

They say the child was taken to the hospital, but had no other details to release.

The incident happened just as trick-or-treating was ending in the Village.

December 14, 2010 - 7:16pm
5 years 20 weeks ago

Firefighters are able to save Christmas for a Roseville family, after a fire broke out in their home.

The fire started around 3:45 PM at 195 Main Street. Captain Bryan Stickel of the Roseville Fire Department says the blaze started in the first floor bedroom causing extensive damage.  The family, consisting of two adults and one child, was displaced and  is being assisted by the Red Cross. No one was home at the time of the fire.


January 12, 2010 - 7:41pm
6 years 16 weeks ago

An explosion Tuesday afternoon in Crooksville severely damages a home.

Fire crews were called to 2029 Tatmans Road around 4 o'clock.

"Upon arrival we did have smoke showing coming out of the house. Upon arrival we found out there was an explosion out of the basement," says Ralph Hill, asst. Crooksville Fire Chief.

Hill says the explosion is believed to be caused by propane used for heat.

The Muskingum Valley Red Cross says 66-year-old Barbara Miller and...

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