Stories tagged with: South Zanesville Fire Department

July 28, 2014 - 6:53pm
1 year 17 weeks 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 - 6:42pm
1 year 20 weeks 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...

December 19, 2013 - 6:25pm
1 year 48 weeks ago

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...

December 19, 2013 - 5:46pm
1 year 48 weeks ago

A local hero was laid to rest on Thursday.

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.

"I would say I've known dick...

December 18, 2013 - 3:39pm
1 year 48 weeks ago

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...

December 16, 2013 - 4:12pm
1 year 49 weeks ago

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.

December 15, 2013 - 7:32pm
1 year 49 weeks ago

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.

December 15, 2013 - 5:05pm
1 year 49 weeks ago

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...

November 20, 2013 - 6:41pm
2 years 4 days ago

South Zanesville Firefighter JT Roberts says a wood stove may have caused a home at 2410 Marion Drive to catch fire around 5 o'clock Wednesday night.

Roberts said when the renter got home, he noticed smoke coming from his trailer and called 911.

While the man's home is considered a total loss, his dog was found safe running around the yard.

Roberts said the Red Cross was called to assist the man with shelter.

Newton Township and the Roseville Fire...

September 18, 2013 - 3:36pm
2 years 9 weeks ago

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...

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