Stories tagged with: Zanesville Fire Department

May 18, 2016 - 9:24am
5 weeks 2 days ago

The Zanesville Fire Department wants residents to be aware hydrant flushing will take place Thursday, May 20.

Hydrant flushing will take place in the areas of: 

  • McIntire Avenue
  • Convers Avenue
  • Findley Avenue
  • Fairbanks Street
  • Central Avenue
  • West Monroe Street
  • All side streets in the area

Flushing will take place from 7:30am until 2:30pm. Residents in these areas may experience discolored water and reduced...

May 17, 2016 - 10:02am
5 weeks 3 days ago

Hydrant flushing continues Wednesday in the City of Zanesville.

The Zanesville Fire Department will flush hydrants in the areas of Pearl Street, Keen Street, State Street, Western Avenue, Blue Avenue, Walnut Street, Lee Street and all side streets in the area.

Flushing will be from 7:30am-2:30pm. Residents in these areas may experience discolored water and reduced pressure. 

It's advised to wait until after 4pm for the water to clear before doing laundry. 

May 11, 2016 - 9:36am
6 weeks 2 days ago

Zanesville Fire Department continues their hydrant flushing program on Thursday. 

ZFD said they'll flush hydrants in the general areas of Green Street, Glessner Avenue, East Main Street, Sharon Avenue, Downard Road, Marietta Street, Bonifield Court and all side streets in the area to the city limits.

Flushing will take place from 7:30am-2:30pm.

Residents in these areas may experience discolored water and reduced pressure. It's advised to wait until after 4pm for the...

May 10, 2016 - 8:02am
6 weeks 4 days ago

The Zanesville Fire Department will flush hydrants beginning on Wednesday. 

They'll be flushing hydrants within the general area of the Greenwood Avenue, Sunrise Center, E. Market Street, Wayne Avenue, Grant Street and all side streets in the area to the city limits.

Flushing will be from 7:30 AM to 2:30 PM.

Residents in these areas may experience discolored water and reduced pressure. It is advised to wait until after 4:00 PM, for the water to clear, before doing...

March 21, 2016 - 9:39pm
13 weeks 4 days ago

 At approximately 7:44 p.m. on Monday Zanesville Fire Department received a call on a structure fire on 254 Gray Street.

 

Chief Waltemire said upon arrival there was heavy smoke coming through the front door of the house.  He said the fire was contained within about 15 minutes of arriving.  The home was occupied and the homeowner was not injured in the fire.  The cause and origin of the fire is still currently under investigation.  Zanesville Fire...

March 21, 2016 - 3:17pm
13 weeks 4 days ago

The fire took a two-story home on 524 Moxahala ave. after 5 p.m. on Saturday.

“They had a rough time putting out the fire, because of the balloon construction of the house and the fire getting into the attic,” said Hobson.

Hobson said the house was vacant and the homeowner was away in Virginia for quite some time, making the fire very suspicious.

“When you have a house fire like this a 5 in the afternoon its very suspicious. We are starting to get a...

March 17, 2016 - 2:58pm
14 weeks 1 day ago

An anonymous donor will be helping save lives in our community.

A check for $2,500 in the hands of the Zanesville Fire Department for their ABC Wilson Fund which supplies free smoke detectors. That's in addition to another check from The American Stave Company for $2,000 last month.

"When they gave the $2,000 that put smoke detectors back in the fire department for all of Muskingum County residents. This add to it. And now we are going to start to build that fund to where...

March 1, 2016 - 5:07pm
16 weeks 3 days ago

We visited the Zanesville Fire Department to learn more about the fire ban.  

Zanesville Firefighter Patrick Stanberry said that its important to keep fires small and to always be present during your fires.

“The burn ban is put in place due to the fact that in the spring there is a lot of foliage that is still dead and dry, so small fires can potentially get out of control quickly,” said Stanberry.

Stanberry also said that it’s extremely...

February 26, 2016 - 6:12pm
16 weeks 5 days ago

A local business donates to help save lives.

Friday, the American Stave Company presented the Zanesville Fire Department with a $2,000 check for the ABC Wilson Fund which supplies the community with free smoke detectors.

"Recently I spent some time before Safety Council basically begging for money. Our ABC Wilson Fund had dried up. For about 2 months we didn't have any smoke detectors at all. We know that smoke detectors save lives. So just a few days ago, when Kelly...

February 24, 2016 - 5:09pm
17 weeks 2 days ago

With the wet weather and wet road ways, the Zanesville fire department wants motorist to take precautions.

Lieutenant Jeff Bell stresses the importance of safety.

"Especially this time of year because we have melting snows. And we have high rains for the spring. We want to tell people to be especially careful during these driving conditions. During this time of year, what we like to say is turn around don't drown. Make sure you respect high water signs. Make sure you don't...

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