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...
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.
***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...
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.
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...
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...
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.