Stories tagged with: Newton Township Fire Department

February 25, 2014 - 7:38pm
7 weeks 4 days ago

A Newton Township fire fighter is rallying the troops for a greater cause.

Tyler Seedon, a six year old Rhode Island boy is battling Leukemia. With his birthday next week, all he has asked for are cards from local heroes.

Lieutenant Chas Cosgrave of the Newton Township Fire Department first learned of Tyler's story from social media.

"I actually had a friend share the story with me on facebook, I just kinda fell in love with this story. Firemen and police are his...

September 15, 2013 - 7:14pm
30 weeks 6 days ago

Two local fire departments met at Jaycee's Golf Course and played a couple of rounds to raise money for their stations.

This is the first year that South Zanesville and the Newton Township Fire Departments participated in the joint golf outing.

"It worked out really well," said Newton Township Chief, Allen Deaver. The two departments work great together on a day to day basis on runs just about every fire run we go on, so it was a natural thing for us to work together to...

August 9, 2013 - 4:51pm
36 weeks 1 day ago

Community Ambulance, Newton Township and the South Zanesville Fire Department responded to the scene of an accident just after 10 a.m. on Friday. According to Trooper Samuel Hendricks of the Ohio State Highway Patrol, a Zanesville woman was pulling out of a hair salon when she failed to stop and struck a car on Maysville Pike.

Trooper Hendricks explained, "Marlene Parish from Zanesville, Ohio was pulling out of the Studio 22 Salon and it looked like it might have been a medical...

April 3, 2013 - 6:39pm
1 year 2 weeks ago

Fire erupted at 3720 Coopermill Road around 4 p.m. this afternoon destroying a local family's home

Four fire departments from South Zanesville, Newton Township, Falls Township And National Trails are still working on putting out hot spots at the residence between Old Coopermill And Pinkerton Lane.

Newton Fire Department Chief Allen Deaver said, "At about 4:08 this evening the Sheriffs Department received a call from a neighbor saying they were seeing fire through the roof of...

July 17, 2012 - 9:32pm
1 year 39 weeks ago

A trailer fire Tuesday evening in Newton Township brought out crews from multiple fire departments.

It happened at the Colonial Place Trailer Park at 2870 Maysville Pike just after 8 p.m.

Neighbors watched on as fire crews from Newton Township, Roseville and South Zanesville extinguished the blaze.

Newton Township Battalion Chief Craig Knox said when crews arrived on the scene, they found fire and heavy smoke billowing out of the residence.

There was one...

June 10, 2012 - 4:57pm
1 year 44 weeks ago

Firefighters are investigating the cause of a trailer fire in Newton Township.

According to Lieutenant Josh Bryan, firefighters from Newton Township, South Zanesville and Roseville were called to Darlington Drive Sunday afternoon.

He said the trailer was fully engulfed, but crews were able to contain the fire. Bryan said the trailer has been unoccupied for about six months.

Bryan said the cause hasn't been determined yet, but the dry weather and carelessness on the part of...

September 25, 2011 - 7:48pm
2 years 29 weeks ago

When most people barbecue, they do it in the late afternoon or evening hours, but not for one local fire department...they were up at 2:30 Sunday morning prepping for a big day ahead.

More than 1,100 chicken halves were grilled by the Newton Township Fire Department with all proceeds going back into their operation. Last years barbecue raised about $10,000, providing the fire department with 35 walkie-talkies with each device costing upwards of $400 a piece.

"We...

September 15, 2011 - 8:40pm
2 years 31 weeks ago

A fire in Muskingum County destroyed a garage on Thursday evening.

Newton Township Fire Chief Allen Deaver said firefighters from Newton Township, Roseville and South Zanesville responded to a call around 5:30 PM.  He said the garage at 6050 Tignor Road was engulfed in flames when they arrived.

"There was a mechanic inside working on a small ATV," said Deaver.  "Initial reports are that something exploded."

No one was injured, and...

July 30, 2011 - 3:21pm
2 years 37 weeks ago

An all day concert battled it out to show their support for troops overseas and their families.

The first ever Battle of the Bands took place Saturday at the Newton Township Fire Department. All money raised will go towards the Military Family Fest - a free family fun day designed for troops and their families to learn more about opportunities available to them.

"It shows our Military that people do support what we do here in this town," said Organizer Pamela Stephens...

March 17, 2011 - 7:49pm
3 years 4 weeks ago

Crews from several area fire departments are on the scene of a fire at 6785 Old Town Road in Newton Township.

They were called to the home around 6:15 p.m.

We have a reporter at the location and will bring you more details as they become available.

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