Stories tagged with: Zanesville Fire Department

November 10, 2014 - 4:04pm
1 year 3 weeks ago

Don't be fooled by the warmer weather because the coldest temperatures of the season will be making a visit to the area this week.

The chilly air means a higher risk of carbon monoxide leaks. Ben Morehouse, firefighter on the Zanesville Fire Department said this time of the year is especially important when it comes to the winter months.

"Carbon monoxide detectors are important, especially this time of year. People begin, you know, closing their windows and doors and you...

October 29, 2014 - 2:29pm
1 year 4 weeks ago

November is almost here and that means it's time change weekend..

You should set your clocks back one hour before you go to bed Saturday night. But the Zanesville fire department said that is not the only thing you should do. You should change the battery in your smoke detector too.

"We try to pick a date that's easy to remember, so time change is perfect," said firefighter Chad Brock. "Change your batteries in the smoke detector, it doesn't hurt to test them....

October 24, 2014 - 8:35pm
1 year 5 weeks ago

A 3 car accident occurred at the intersection of Maple and Adair Friday evening.

According to Zanesville Police Department, a van of minors was headed south on Maple Avenue and attempted to make a left turn onto Adair in front of a pick-up heading north. The pick-up truck then collided with a four door Honda headed north on Maple. A 10 year old riding in the van and the driver of the pick up were transported to Genesis Good Samaritan with non-serious injuries. Traffic was partially...

October 24, 2014 - 4:09pm
1 year 5 weeks ago

Zanesville fire and police departments responded to a house fire late Friday morning.

A vacant house caught fire at 1139 Putnam Avenue shortly after 11 a.m. According to Zanesville's Deputy Fire Chief, Eric Waltemire, the cause of the fire is still under investigation but there is some suspicion since it is a vacant house. The fire was contained in the back of the house and officials were able to put it out within 20 minutes. We will have more information on this story as it becomes...

October 11, 2014 - 6:06pm
1 year 7 weeks ago

A motorcycle driver lost control and slid into a parked car near the intersection of West Muskingum and Pine Street Saturday.

According to Patrolman Kyle Brookover, a group of motorcycles was heading westbound on West Muskingum. One of the drivers lost control after hitting an object in the road and slid onto its side, hitting the parked car. The driver of the bike sustained very minor injuries and was not transported. Zanesville Fire Department, Zanesville Police Department and...

October 10, 2014 - 2:57pm
1 year 7 weeks ago

National Fire Prevention Week is this week. The goal this year is to educate people on the importance of smoke alarms.

Each year fire prevention week is held to educate people on different aspects of staying safe from fire. This year the theme is testing your smoke alarms. Dean Brocklehurst of the Zanesville Fire Department said you need to test your smoke alarms once a month. He added it is recommended to change the batteries in the alarms twice a year and replace the entire alarm...

October 8, 2014 - 9:50pm
1 year 7 weeks 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 - 8:18pm
1 year 9 weeks 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 - 8:53pm
1 year 9 weeks 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 - 12:20pm
1 year 10 weeks 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....

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