Stories tagged with: evacuation

February 1, 2016 - 10:03pm
4 weeks 13 hours ago

The Crooksville and South Zanesville Fire Departments are reporting a large gas leak on a 36" pipe near the area of 2260 Watt Hill Road near Route 93.

The leak was first reported around 8 p.m. Monday evening.

Authorities in Crooksville are asking residents to evacuate the area north of Ridge Avenue in Crooksville and toward Roseville.

If residents in this area need a place to go, they can go to the Crooksville Fire Department, City Hall, Crooksville High School or the...

February 27, 2012 - 1:51pm
4 years 26 weeks ago

Zanesville City Hall was evacuated briefly around noon, after a report of a natural gas smell.  City employees waited outside while the Zanesville Fire Department investigated.  Market Street between 4th and 5th Street was shut down while fire crews investigated.  Zanesville City Treasurer Paul DuBeck said that two nearby banks were evacuated as well.  Kevin Thomas of the Zanesville Fire Department said that the gas smell was nothing of concern, and that it...

April 19, 2011 - 5:57pm
5 years 18 weeks ago

Flooding can pose serious dangers and the Muskingum Valley Red Cross is offering a few tips to ensure area residents are prepared.

Director of Health and Safety Julie Davis said if you live in an area where there could be potential flooding, it's important to know what to expect so you can plan ahead.  

"Have something ready where you can just grab it and get out, your medications, suitcase with clothing with it in case you have to stay somewhere and can't get back...

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