Stories tagged with: Zanesville Fire Department

October 8, 2014 - 10:50pm
28 weeks 4 days ago

A body was found in an alley behind the Old Munson Elementary School on Crown Avenue in South Zanesville.

The body was discovered and called in at approximately 8:50 Wednesday evening. Zanesville Police Department responded shortly after along with the Zanesville Fire Department and Community Ambulance. According to Lieutenant Chris Rice, the incident is being looked into as a homicide.

"Right now, all signs, without making any wild speculations, all signs are leading to a...

September 27, 2014 - 9:18pm
30 weeks 2 days ago

A house fire occurred at 351 Mead Street Friday evening.

The call for the blaze came just before 11PM Friday night. Zanesville Fire Department responded to the scene and was able to extinguish the fire, but had to return Saturday morning for a re-kindling in the front wall. No one was living in the home at the time and no injuries were reported. According to ZFD Assistant Chief Robert Long, this was the second fire at the house in a week. Arson is suspected but the cause is still under...

September 25, 2014 - 9:53pm
30 weeks 4 days ago

The Zanesville Police Department received reports of multiple shots fired around 7:30 Thursday evening on Mead Street.

So far, no suspect or victim has been named in the incident. Sergeant Jon McCoy of the Zanesville Police Department told us what they know so far.

"Dispatch advised us that they had received calls in reference to shots fired around the area of 319 Mead Street. Second call came in advised that the individual had been hit and that we had one individual down at...

September 19, 2014 - 1:20pm
31 weeks 3 days ago

The Zanesville Fire Department collected donations for a great cause Friday.

The annual Fill the Boot campaign took place at the intersection of Maple Avenue and Bell from 10AM to 3PM. Zanesville fire fighters stood in the street with boots and took donations from passing drivers for Muscular Dystrophy. Muscular Dystrophy Association Coordinator for Local 88 Anthony Shriver says what they do is all about the kids.

"It's all about the kids. That's kind of everyone's motto....

September 8, 2014 - 10:38am
33 weeks 15 hours ago

A search of a section of the Muskingum River for a possible subject in the water yields no results.

Zanesville Fire Department spent just under an hour Monday morning searching for a man reportedly in the water, after a call came in to authorities. The caller told fire personnel they believed they saw a man near the Y-bridge wearing a white shirt with his arms over his head in the river.

The Fire Department launched their boat and searched the river from the 6th Street Bridge up...

August 27, 2014 - 5:39pm
34 weeks 5 days ago

A man was rescued from the Muskingum River Wednesday afternoon.

The call came at around 5:15PM when someone spotted the man floating in the river. Zanesville Fire Department Lieutenant, Doug Hobson says they pulled him from the water just in time.

"There was a gentleman in the river. Approximately right below the Y Bridge floating in the middle of the river. So of course we responded with Engine 2, Engine 1 and our Rescue Boat. Our Engine 2 spotted him from the 6th Street...

August 11, 2014 - 4:07pm
37 weeks 9 hours ago

Two Newark women were sent to the hospital following an accident near the Y-Bridge Monday afternoon.

According to police, the accident occurred around 2:30 p.m. when a Chevy Lumina that was heading toward the Y-Bridge on West Main Street went off the left side of the roadway, through a grass field at a high rate of speed, and crashed over the emankment of the river.  The vehicle flipped several times before coming to rest right beside the river. 

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August 4, 2014 - 10:30pm
38 weeks 3 hours ago

A house fire at 317 Brighton Boulevard broke out this evening.

The Zanesville Fire Department and Genesis EMS responded at approximately 9PM. A mother and her 7 year old daughter were home at the time, both escaped unharmed. According to Assistant Chief Bob Long of the Zaneville Fire Department, the fire originated in a bedroom closet, causing mainly smoke damage to clothing and other things within the room. It took approximately 15 minutes to contain. Long estimated the damage at...

July 21, 2014 - 4:20pm
40 weeks 9 hours ago

A single car accident near the Zanesville Country Club sent one woman to the hospital Monday afternoon.

Shortly before 3:00 p.m. a silver Mercedes GLK 350 lost control, rolling onto its side.  The accident took out a mailbox at 1272 Country Club Drive.  The female driver, who was the vehicle's only occupant, was transported to the hospital by Genesis Community Ambulance.  Both the Zanesville police and fire departments responded to the scene.  The extent...

July 14, 2014 - 12:10pm
41 weeks 7 hours ago

The Zanesville area has received over an inch of rain in the last 24 hours, and with those heavy rains, comes the risk of flooding.

Quick heavy downpours and extended amounts of rain tend to allow for ponding and even flash flooding on the roadways. With the Muskingum river cutting through Zanesville, there is important to be mindful of high waters. Kenny Jones, Firefighter of the Zanesville Fire Department says Canal Street is particularly prone to flooding.

"Right down...

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