The local community said its final goodbyes to one of it's most influential members.
Mourners watched as the funeral procession for 28 year veteran of the South Zanesville Fire Department and former South Zanesville Mayor, Dick Guss passed by. One woman says her grandson worked with Guss at the fire department and is devastated by the loss of such a well respected man and hero in the community.
"What can you say..I mean what can you say." said Donna Barker. He passed on...
Hundreds of people and at least 30 fire departments from across Ohio and West Virginia paid their respects to the late South Zanesville mayor and firefighter, Terry Richard "Dick" Guss at his funeral on Thursday. New Concord Fire Department's Fire Chief, Brent Gates, described Guss as a well respected and dedicated firefighter who always went the extra mile.
Drivers can expect long delays on Maple Avenue and throughout Zanesville on Thursday afternoon during the funeral procession of fallen firefighter and South Zanesville Mayor, Dick Guss.
Guss' family and friends are asking for the publics patience and respect as the late local hero is laid to rest. Guss' longtime friend, Bo Keck, says due to the fact that Guss was a firefighter and died in the line of duty, he's anticipating a lot of fire departments from across...
Funeral arrangements have been finalized for the deceased mayor and long time volunteer firefighter of South Zanesville -- Richard Guss.
The William Thompson and Son Funeral home is handling the arrangements. The viewing will be Wednesday from 2:00 until 4:00 p.m. and 6:00 until 8:00 p.m. at the funeral home. The service will be Thursday at 1 p.m. at the Rolling Plains United Methodist Church. Guss passed away Sunday after being hurt fighting a fire on Friday.
The Village of South Zanesville is mourning the loss of the current mayor and long time volunteer firefighter after he was killed in the line of duty.
According to South Zanesville Fire Chief, Norm Mansfield and Fiscal Officer of the village, Chris Kerby, Terry Richard "Dick" Guss has tragically passed away due to injuries sustained from a Friday morning fall. EMA Director and friend, Bo Keck says Dick sat on several boards and was an influential member of the community.
The Village of South Zanesville is mourning the loss of a firefighter and mayor Sunday evening.
According to South Zanesville Fire Chief, Norm Mansfield and Chris Kerby, The Fiscal Officer of the Village of South Zanesville, Terry Richard Guss, has tragically died following injuries sustained after a fall.
Kerby confirmed, that around 12:30 on Friday morning, after battling a house fire, Guss slipped from the running board of Engine 1415. He...
The South Zanesville Fire Department along with the Ohio State Highway Patrol, responded to an accident on Coopermill Road just after 2:00 p.m. Wednesday afternoon. When crews arrived on scene, a utility pole was knocked to the ground, leaving many without power and causing part of Coopermill Road to be closed for several hours.
"This blue truck here, a Ford Ranger, was coming west on Coopermill Road," said Trooper Joshua A. Weaver. "Went off the left side of the roadway...
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...
A blaze erupted Friday afternoon at a garage behind a residence on Alfred Street destroying the structure.
According to Zanesville Fire Department Deputy Chief Eric Waltemire, around 3 p.m., South Zanesville dispatchers received several calls reporting heavy black smoke that could be seen for miles on the south end of town. Once crews arrived to the scene, the garage on the Crawmer's property, was fully involved with fire.