Stories tagged with: Frazeysburg Volunteer Fire Department

August 16, 2012 - 7:35pm
4 years 1 week ago

A man is taken to the hospital by Med Flight following an oil well explosion in Coshocton County.

Emergency personell were called to 15405 County Road 3 in Pike Township around 3:30 Thursday afternoon.

"Originally we were dispatched for a grass fire. When we got there we had one gentleman that had been burned pretty well and they stated they were repairing an oil well line up in the woods and it ruptured on them and caught fire. So it turned into a small woods fire,...

August 7, 2011 - 4:53pm
5 years 2 weeks ago

The Village of Frazeysburg put on their annual Homecoming parade this weekend.

Held on Saturday, the event, which draws hundreds from across the area raises money for the Frazeysburg Volunteer Fire Department. And while the Village may be very small, it's fan base each year never seems to let up.

"For as long as I can remember. The very first time I actually remember being here though I think I was about 5 and I'm 18 now so 13 years," said parade attendee Liz Shumaker...

July 23, 2011 - 8:16pm
5 years 4 weeks ago

The Frazeysburg Volunteer Fire Department will soon start paying some of it's staff members.

According to Chief David Smith the Volunteer Fire Department will add paid staffing during daylight hours to ease the pressure when volunteer fire fighters are not available.

The department encountered severe budget issues after a clerical error by the Village last year. The station who relies solely on tax payer's dollars lost 50% of their operating budget resulting in less equipment,...

February 8, 2011 - 9:50pm
5 years 28 weeks ago

A special election was held Tuesday deciding a levy for the Frazeysburg Volunteer Fire Department.

The levy passed by an overwhelming vote of 124 for the levy and only 19 votes cast against.

The 5-mill levy will generate around $73,000 for the department.

September 17, 2010 - 4:36pm
5 years 49 weeks ago

One local volunteer fire department may be shutting down.

The Frazeysburg Volunteer Fire Department is encountering severe budget issues due to a clerical error by the village. The Ohio Revised Code changed the deadline for levy submissions which went unnoticed by local officials. It's now leaving the fire department to suffer financially.

"After talking to the county auditors office, we're not going to receive any funds, even if they pass it in a special election in...

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