Stories tagged with: Newton Township Fire Department

March 8, 2016 - 4:37pm
19 weeks 5 days ago

This coming weekend is time change weekend.

Early Sunday morning at 2 o'clock we officially spring forward one hour. But you should also change the battery in your smoke and carbon monoxide detectors.

"This time of year we just like to remind people that when you change your clocks we need to change your batteries. The NFPA [National Fire Protection Association] recommends at a minimum every 6 months you should check those batteries and test your detectors. We like to tell...

April 28, 2015 - 5:48pm
1 year 12 weeks ago

Two fire departments are banding together to honor one of their fallen brothers. 

After suffering an injury in a December of 2013 structure fire, South Zanesville fireman Dick Guss lost his life. Now, to honor his memory, the South Zanesville and Newton Township Fire Departments are having the 2nd Annual Dick Guss Memorial Golf Outing. Lieutenant Russell Taylor shares why Guss was so important to the departments.

"Anytime the pager went off, seven days a week, 24 hours...

October 2, 2014 - 11:06pm
1 year 42 weeks ago

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.

September 28, 2014 - 8:22pm
1 year 43 weeks ago

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...

August 15, 2014 - 11:59pm
1 year 49 weeks ago

 A massive fire broke out around 7:30 Friday evening on coopermill road. 

National Trails Fire Department, Falls Township, Newton Township and South Zanesville all responded to the blaze which destroyed the home at 7240 Coopermill Road.

At this time there is no word on how the fire started or if there were any injuries. It took crews about 2 hours to get the fire under control.

February 25, 2014 - 7:38pm
2 years 21 weeks 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
2 years 44 weeks 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
2 years 50 weeks 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
3 years 16 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
4 years 1 week 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...

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