Stories tagged with: fire hydrants

February 20, 2015 - 2:37pm
1 week 6 days ago

The winter months are typically the busiest for firefighters because of unsafe heat sources.

As we are in the midst of some of the coldest temperatures of the year some people have begun to use alternative sources of heat such as stoves and space heater.

"Unfortunately we've been on a few scenes lately and we've gone in the house feels quite warm, we walk in and their electric stove, gas stove, is going full tilt. That's not a good source of heat," said Zanesville Fire...

February 7, 2014 - 6:00pm
1 year 3 weeks ago

The Zanesville Fire Department needs your help digging them out of a dangerous winter situation.

Fire fighters say that the last few winter storms have left area fire hydrants covered with snow. There are around 1,200 hydrants in the city of Zanesville and the fire department is unable to make it to all of them.

"Today we are asking for the public's help. If you know there is a fire hydrant in your front yard or if you know there is a hydrant close to your residence, if you...

October 19, 2010 - 12:21pm
4 years 19 weeks ago

The Zanesville Fire Department will continue flushing fire hydrants on Wednesday.

The following areas will be affected:

  • Wednesday Oct. 20:  Lenox Avenue, Forest Avenue, Ashland Avenue, Adair Avenue, Blue Avenue, Newark Road and Ohio University/Zane State

Work will start at 7:30 a.m. and should be completed by 2:30 p.m.

Residents in these areas may experience discolored water and reduced pressure.

It is advised to wait until after...

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