Stories tagged with: South Zanesville Fire Department

May 30, 2013 - 3:47pm
1 year 39 weeks ago

The South Zanesville Fire Department is hoping to have a big crowd on Sunday because they need to raise about $20,000 by next January for a new high-band system that is required by the county.

"This will be our 52nd year of having our Annual Chicken Barbecue. Our barbecue actually starts at 11:00 a.m. until we run out of chickens," said Russell Taylor, a firefighter for the South Zanesville Fire Department.

Seven dollars will get you half of a chicken, homemade...

May 4, 2013 - 9:01am
1 year 43 weeks ago

The Zanesville Fire Department responded to call about a house fire at 1:14 a.m. this morning at 1205 Greenwood Ave.

According to the Zanesville Fire Department,  the fire started after an occupant in the house was fueling a generator inside his home. There were two occupants in the house at the time of the fire. One person was MedFlighted to a hospital in Columbus to be treated for burns and smoke inhalation. No names are being released at this time...

April 26, 2013 - 5:31pm
1 year 44 weeks ago

Friday was the ceremony dedicating part of the highway to U.S. Army Staff Sergeant Lester "Buddy" Kinney II, who was killed in 2004 during Operation Iraqi Freedom. The dedication ceremony was held in the fire hall at the South Zanesville Fire Department where Buddy's family, friends and local officials spoke on his behalf.

"It's just an honor that I had an opportunity to be a part of this naming in honor of Buddy because Buddy is a real hero; him and his family. That's...

April 3, 2013 - 5:39pm
1 year 47 weeks ago

Fire erupted at 3720 Coopermill Road around 4 p.m. this afternoon destroying a local family's home

Four fire departments from South Zanesville, Newton Township, Falls Township And National Trails are still working on putting out hot spots at the residence between Old Coopermill And Pinkerton Lane.

Newton Fire Department Chief Allen Deaver said, "At about 4:08 this evening the Sheriffs Department received a call from a neighbor saying they were seeing fire through the roof of...

July 17, 2012 - 8:32pm
2 years 32 weeks ago

A trailer fire Tuesday evening in Newton Township brought out crews from multiple fire departments.

It happened at the Colonial Place Trailer Park at 2870 Maysville Pike just after 8 p.m.

Neighbors watched on as fire crews from Newton Township, Roseville and South Zanesville extinguished the blaze.

Newton Township Battalion Chief Craig Knox said when crews arrived on the scene, they found fire and heavy smoke billowing out of the residence.

There was one...

June 26, 2012 - 4:13pm
2 years 35 weeks ago

The drought-like conditions in our area are making plans for a home party that features fireworks a questionable choice. The 4th of July is a little over a week away and there is not much rain in sight so the Zanesville Fire Department says to leave it to the professionals.

Firefighter Kenny Jones wants everyone to know how dangerous fireworks can be and this year there is an even bigger concern due to the dryness.

"Its very dangerous because if you're shooting fireworks off...

June 10, 2012 - 3:57pm
2 years 37 weeks ago

Firefighters are investigating the cause of a trailer fire in Newton Township.

According to Lieutenant Josh Bryan, firefighters from Newton Township, South Zanesville and Roseville were called to Darlington Drive Sunday afternoon.

He said the trailer was fully engulfed, but crews were able to contain the fire. Bryan said the trailer has been unoccupied for about six months.

Bryan said the cause hasn't been determined yet, but the dry weather and carelessness on the part of...

May 25, 2012 - 9:37am
2 years 40 weeks ago

The Zanesville Fire Department wants grillers to be safe this Memorial Day.

Anthony Shriver from the downtown fire station offered tips for a safe and enjoyable grilling weekend.

"Make sure your grill is in a safe location away from your house, any pets, kids, if its a gas grill make sure there aren't any leaks. Test the hoses in soapy water, that seems to work the best.. If it's on an open deck you want to make sure its away from your railing and your house so as not to...

September 1, 2010 - 7:54pm
4 years 26 weeks ago

Firefighters were called to a fire Wednesday night in Wayne Township. The fire broke out at 1611 Lawhead Lane around 7:30 p.m.

Wayne Township Fire Chief Don Alexander says that the owner of the home was grilling just outside the garage, and went inside for a minute. When she came out, the detached garage had caught on fire. Chief Alexander says the structure was fully-engulfed in flames when they arrived on the scene. He says they put the flames out within minutes.The siding to...

August 14, 2010 - 3:03pm
4 years 28 weeks ago

Local firefighters say practicing for fires is important, especially when it comes to new employees.

The South Zanesville Fire Department along with Wayne and Harrison Townships had a joint exercise in Village Park Saturday morning. The Ohio Fire Academy provided a Flashover Behavior Lab for the firefighters to use. .

"We're sending groups of about ten at a time in there to see how the fire develops, and the different stages, and what to look for and whats hazardous...

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