Shortly after 8:30PM, fire crews were called to a barn fire at 2530 Thompson Run Road Thursday.
The barn was full of hay, making the fire difficult to put out. Newton Township, Crooksville, South Zanesville, and National Trail Volunteer Fire Departments all responded to the blaze. The barn looks to be a total loss, but it is believed that no surrounding buildings were damaged. Fire fighters say the cause of the fire remains under investigation.
Laughter and the smell of home cooked chicken filled the air at the Newton Township Fire Department Sunday.
The Newton Township Fire Department hosted it's annual chicken dinner at eleven today. The dinner is the fire department's largest fundraiser. Fire Chief Allen Deaver said they will usually raise between $3,000 and $4,000 each year. Raising money may be the main goal of the dinner, but Deaver said they also want to spend more time with community members. That's why there was also...
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...
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...
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.