Stories tagged with: South Zanesville Fire Department

May 20, 2015 - 8:00pm
6 weeks 23 hours ago

The westbound lanes of Maysville Pike were closed for a short period of time Wednesday evening due to an accident.

The call for the crash came in shortly after 5:30 p.m.  According to Trooper T.E. Davis of the Ohio State Highway Patrol, a Jeep going west on Maysville Pike ran off the side of the road and hit a culvert, causing the vehicle to overturn just north of Tat's Restaurant.

The driver of the Jeep, Hilda Gillespie, was the vehicle's only occupant and transported...

April 28, 2015 - 5:48pm
9 weeks 2 days 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...

April 13, 2015 - 7:03am
11 weeks 3 days ago

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Township Rd. 265 Closed

NEWTON TOWNSHIP, OHIO (WHIZ) - Township Road 265 in Newton Township will be closed for culvert and bridge replacement between State Route 93 and Huggins Road starting Monday. The engineer's office says the closure is expected to last ten days.

IRS Scam

COLUMBUS, OHIO (AP) - Ohio Attorney General Mike Dewine is warning residents to beware of scam artists pretending to be...

April 12, 2015 - 11:36pm
11 weeks 3 days ago

By: Brandon Green 

Firefighters representing four local departments participated in a search and rescue training exercise Sunday in South Zanesville.

The training started at 9:00 a.m. and ran through about 4:00 p.m., led by two instructors from the state fire academy in Reynoldsburg. One of the instructors is a retired firefighter from Violet Township, while the other is a fire chief from Bedford Heights near Cleveland.

"They've come in today to go over the search...

January 14, 2015 - 9:41am
24 weeks 1 day ago

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Fatal Fire in Philo

MUSKINGUM COUNTY, OHIO (WHIZ) - The State Fire Marshal's Office is investigating a fatal fire in Muskingum County. Muskingum County Coroner says 58-year-old Toni Finnerty of Philo died of smoke inhalation.

Muddy Boot Fire

MUSKINGUM COUNTY, OHIO (WHIZ) - The State Fire Marshal's Office is investigating a fire from Tuesday morning at the Muddy Boot Bar and Drive...

January 13, 2015 - 12:13pm
24 weeks 2 days ago

A fire at the Muddy Boot Bar & Drive Thru broke out around 4 A.M., shutting down US 22 for several hours.

According to South Zanesville Fire Chief Norm Mansfiled approximately six minutes after receiving the call fire crews arrived on the scene.

"We got called here about 4 A.M. We arrived here on the scene, had heavy smoke coming out of the building, forced entry. Had fire in the basement and in the attic" said Mansfield.

Mansfield explained that there are not...

October 2, 2014 - 11:06pm
38 weeks 6 days 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.

August 15, 2014 - 11:59pm
45 weeks 5 days 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.

July 28, 2014 - 7:53pm
48 weeks 2 days ago

 A Stiers Lane home is a total loss after an early Monday evening fire. 

All occupants of the home were able to escape the blaze with no injuries. The Assistant Fire Chief with the Newton Township Fire Department says the fire remains under investigation at this time by the State Fire Marshal's Office.

It took crews from Newton Township, South Zanesville, Roseville and Crooksville about 15 minutes to get the fire under control.

July 5, 2014 - 7:42pm
51 weeks 4 days ago

A Zanesville man has passed away following an ATV accident early Saturday afternoon.

Sgt. Melanie Appleman with the Highway Patrol said they received a call shortly after 1:00 p.m. of a one vehicle ATV crash with serious injuries. When they arrived on the scene at Granger Hill Road near Briar Rabbit's shooting range, Sgt. Appleman said the driver, identified as 57-year-old John Stanbery of Zanesville, had already passed away from his injuries.

"His vehicle went off...

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