Stories tagged with: Perry Township Fire Department

October 5, 2013 - 6:52pm
2 years 30 weeks ago

On Saturday Afternoon, a New York woman was injured after her car overturned, leaving her trapped at a rest stop on Interstate 70.

According to the Zanesville Post of the Ohio State Highway Patrol, shortly after 3 p.m., Lynda Weaver, 63 was traveling westbound on I-70 near mile marker 161 when she went off the right side of the road.

"She was attempting to pull into the rest area," said Sergeant, Melanie Appleman. she hit some embankments, some rocks and then overturned...

October 5, 2013 - 6:41pm
2 years 30 weeks ago

Firemen from all over the county went to Fire School on Saturday in efforts to prepare for a variety of difficult situations.

Perry Township Fire Department hosted a propane emergency responders class for it students. Instructors say the skills learned at the demonstration are commonly used in real life situations.

"If a house is on fire some place and there is a propane tank in the vicinity," said Propane Emergency Responder Trainer, Bob Herron. The firemen can safely...

August 19, 2012 - 7:41pm
3 years 36 weeks ago

Firefighters battled a blaze at a home near Zanesville on Sunday.

Perry and Washington Township Fire Departments responded to the call around 4:30 p.m. at 3985 Boggs Road. Captain Adam Siddle says the fire likely started in the basement of the home.

"Neighbors called 911 advised that there was smoke coming from the structure and Perry Township got here and attacked the fire did a really good job of knocking it out, very, very small fire and minimal damage to the home,"...

July 20, 2011 - 5:40pm
4 years 41 weeks ago

A home on Airport Road in Muskingum County caught on fire Wednesday.

Crews were called to 350 Airport road shortly before one Wednesday afternoon. Perry Township Fire Chief Bruce Sindeldecker says the fire was primarily confined to a back doorwall. He says no one was home and no injuries were reported. He also says that even though the fire was minor, due to the heat of the day, precautions must be taken.

"For firemen, if we have a working fire, we actually call in extra...

October 31, 2009 - 5:02pm
6 years 26 weeks ago

Local fire fighters donned their aprons Saturday to make breakfast for the community.

The perry township fire department pancake day is the department's only fundraiser. The tradition started back in the 19-60's and is now something the community looks forward too.

"There was one year that we didn't have the pancake dinner and the community was rather negative toward us, they didn't like that, so they look very forward to this," says Assistant Chief Josh...

September 27, 2009 - 8:44pm
6 years 31 weeks ago


Firefighters risk their lives every day to save those in our community.

Today the Perry Township Fire Department celebrates 50 years of doing so with food, fun and, of course, the community.

"We invited the community to come out, invited a lot of area fire...

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