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.
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.
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.
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.