Stories tagged with: Rescue

August 19, 2013 - 6:16pm
2 years 44 weeks ago

The Muskingum County Sheriff's Office received to a call at 1:21 p.m. Monday afternoon about an 18-year-old male trapped in a ditch after it collapsed on McGlade School Road in Dresden.

"He's trapped up to approximately his waist between the dirt and the outside wall of the basement of the house," said EMA Deputy Director, Jeff Jadwin.

Emergency crews spent over two hours working to free the man. Jadwin says at 3:50 p.m. this afternoon, crews were able to extricate...

January 25, 2010 - 6:08pm
6 years 22 weeks ago

The dangers of venturing out on the ice are making headlines again.

Three young boys lost their lives this weekend in Sandusky when they fell through an icy river, and a local Pataskala boy still remains hospitalized at Grant Medical Center in Columbus after falling through the ice for more than an hour on January 3rd.

Zanesville Fire Chief, Dave Lacy, says it's hard to tell when the water is completely frozen over, especially when you're dealing with a moving body of water, and...

January 4, 2010 - 6:28pm
6 years 25 weeks ago

A seven-year-old Pataskala boy remains at Nationwide Children's Hospital in Columbus after falling into an icy pond last night.

A spokeswoman with the hospital says she hasn't been given consent to release information on Cyrus Hanson's condition yet.

Cyrus was at a family birthday party in Laurelville yesterday, when he and another boy snuck outside unattended. Cyrus fell through the icy water, and the Laurelville Fire Department says it took crews about an hour to finally pull...

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