Stories tagged with: New Concord Fireman's Festival

July 6, 2016 - 3:18pm
4 weeks 10 hours ago

ZANESVILLE, Ohio - The New Concord Fire Department is gearing up for its 57th Annual Fireman's Festival this weekend

The two-day event that attracts nearly 4,000 people starts on Friday at 4 p.m with lots of food and entertainment for the entire family. And the free event is open to the community.

"They started years and years ago and it's grown and we've got community involvement with all of the churches, high school sport teams and thing like that. Boy...

July 7, 2012 - 6:02pm
4 years 7 weeks ago

Today New Concord Fireman's Association wrapped up its annual festival with a parade featuring some of the county's finest.

This is the 53rd year for the festival which acts as a fundraiser for the station, this year they are trying to raise enough money for a new thermal imaging camera.

"It's a way to raise money for the community but also a good way for us to meet the people of the community. Get out and see some people in a non-emergency type basis, we don't...

July 9, 2011 - 4:43pm
5 years 7 weeks ago

The New Concord Fire Department held their 52nd annual Fireman's Festival this weekend.

Fire Chief, Brent Gates has been serving for 35 years and said they are forced to be more frugal with their spending with fuel prices tripling since he first began. New Concord Fireman's Association President Jason Moyer said the small activities of Saturday really do make a big impact.

"Oh there's a lot of good stuff that goes on out here. Chicken dinner is really nice, a lot of people...

July 10, 2010 - 6:28pm
6 years 7 weeks ago

Safety is the name of their game, and they're spreading that message to members of the community.

New Concord's 51st annual Fireman's Festival continued today. It supports the fire department, but it also gives them a chance to give people a first-hand lesson in safety.

"We like spreading the word around about fire prevention with the Smokehouse and teaching people how to run fire extinguishers and things like that," says Jason Moyer, Association President of the New...

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