Stories tagged with: Licking Township Fire Department

June 23, 2013 - 5:37pm
2 years 5 weeks ago

Giving back to the community was the goal of one local fire department on Sunday.

The Licking Township Fire Department had their Biannual Open House for the public. The open house gave members of the community a chance to view the equipment and see what their tax money is used towards.

"We have Air Evac out of Licking County, which is a medical helicopter. We have Med Flight Six out of McConnellsville. We have Pizza Cottage here providing food," said Fire Chief, Matt...

April 9, 2013 - 9:29pm
2 years 16 weeks ago

A dump truck rolled over late this afternoon, pinning the driver.

The accident occurred around 5 p-m on Pleasant Valley Road. The driver, Jerry Swingle, 80-years-old of Zanesville was traveling north on Pleasant Valley Road towards State Route 146 when the front right tire blew. the ford truck traveled off the right side of the road, struck a culvert and landed in a large ditch, pinning Swingle.

Lieutenant Andrew Jones, from National Trails Fire Department said, "Well, first...

November 28, 2011 - 12:06pm
3 years 35 weeks ago

A young boy is asking for help from hunters this week.

By looking at 7-year-old Eric Treadway you'd never realize anything was wrong. However, this 7-year-old has had his small bowel, liver and pancreas removed in April of 2010 and he's currently awaiting his second multivisceral transplant. Eric's mom said his medical condition can be taxing. 

"It's more financially more than anything," said Tabitha Treadway. "It's difficult. We take one day at a...

July 24, 2011 - 7:11pm
4 years 1 week ago

A day of fun almost turned tragic at The Licking Township Fire Department when paramedics had to spring into action.

The fire department invited the community to take part in their first ever Open House. The day featured free food and plenty of fun activities for the kids. Chief Matthew Wheeler explains his crew typically meet residents in their time of need, and Sunday served as an opportunity to meet on a positive term.

"It's good to be able to sit down a talk with...

December 1, 2010 - 11:47am
4 years 34 weeks ago

High water poses a problem for a local hunter early Wednesday morning.

Just before 7:30 a call came in to the Muskingum County Sheriff's Office regarding a person in need of rescue at the Dillon Sportsman Area.

"He was on his way out hunting," said Licking Township Firefighter Dustin Shipley. "He didn't see the water and started driving in it, then his car stalled out after he got in so deep."

Licking and Falls Township Fire Departments brought...

For the best experience, use one of the following browsers:      Mozilla Firefox | Google Chrome | Apple Safari
Follow Us:  WHIZ-TV      Z92 Radio      AM1240      @WHIZnewscom      @WHIZweather      @Z92Radio