Stories tagged with: Harrison Township Fire Department

July 15, 2016 - 3:37pm
4 weeks 20 hours ago

ZANESVILLE, Ohio - The Harrison Township Fire Department's Annual Fireman's Festival is now underway.

The 3 day event started yesterday at the Philo Ball Park and Friday the fun kicks off at 6 p.m and will go on until 11 p.m Friday night. Assistant Fire Chief, Jarrod Blake said this festival has been a community tradition for over 50 years and having the support from the community helps to keep it alive.

"It means a whole lot. There's somethings that we...

August 8, 2014 - 4:37pm
1 year 32 weeks ago

A fire this afternoon in Philo injured an area man.

It happened at 210 3rd street just before 2:00PM. A neighbor who witnessed the fire said they saw smoke coming out of the home's kitchen window. Harrison Township Assisstant Fire Chief Terry Moore says the fire started in the bathroom of the home, when a curling iron was left on and it caught some clothes on fire. No one was home at the time of the blaze, but a man who entered the structure to make sure no one was inside, suffered...

September 14, 2013 - 6:16pm
2 years 49 weeks ago

A local fire department hosted an open house to educate the community about why they are so important to public safety and how the department responds to emergencies.

The Harrison Fire Department's Chief, Todd Elmore says it is important for the people of Harrison Township to know what they are putting their tax money towards.

"That way they know were not just wasting their dollars," said Elmore. We are trying to pass a fire levy on this year's ballot, so we figured...

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