Stories tagged with: Zanesville Fire Department

July 3, 2014 - 1:46pm
42 weeks 3 days ago

Fourth of July weekend starts tomorrow and nothing says Fourth of July like fireworks. But it's important to stay safe this holiday weekend.

Donovan Jadwin, firefighter for the Zanesville Fire Department says that many of the fire realted injuries and incidents that occur are due to the use of fireworks. He explains the most common concerns when fireworks are set off.

"Biggest concern are house fires, catching brush on fire and injuries as well. There's thousands of people...

June 26, 2014 - 4:59am
43 weeks 4 days ago

New federal resources have been awarded to two fire departments in Muskingum County...

U.S. Senator Sherrod Brown of Ohio announced that Falls Township Volunteer Fire Department and Zanesville Fire Department have been awarded resources for Operations and Safety by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency Assistance to Firefighters Grants program.

Senator Brown said firefighters put their lives on the line each day to keep our...

June 10, 2014 - 9:05am
45 weeks 6 days ago

The Zanesville Fire Department announces that hydrant flushing will continue in the city Wednesday...

ZFD will be flushing hydrants on the west side of Frazeysburg Road from Northpointe Drive to the City limits including Kenningston Village, Century Lane, and all side streets in the area. Flushing will take place from 7:30am to 2:30pm.

Residents in these areas may experience discolored water and reduced pressure during these time.

It is advised to wait...

June 3, 2014 - 8:13am
46 weeks 6 days ago

The Zanesville Fire Department will flush hydrants Wednesday, June 4.

Hydrant flushing will take place on the west side of Maple Avenue from Country Club Drive to Brandywine Boulevard, on the east side of Maple Avenue from Bell Street to Centennial Parkway and all side streets in the area. 

Flushing will be from 7:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. 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...

May 26, 2014 - 8:51am
48 weeks 47 min ago

The Zanesville Fire Department spent the early morning hours of Memorial Day fighting a house fire.

The fire took place at 702 Moxahala Avenue around 2:20a.m. Monday. The fire department said the building was subdivided into three apartments, two of which were occupied.

The building is considered a total loss. As of now, the fire remains under investigation, there's no word on where the fire started or what caused it. No injuries were reported.

Crews were on the scene until...

May 15, 2014 - 8:17am
49 weeks 4 days ago

Wet weather pushes back the Zanesville Fire Department's hydrant flushing.

Hydrant flushing that was scheduled for Thursday is being moved to Monday, May 19.

It will take place in the following areas

  • Pershing Road on the west side of Pine Street to the Railroad Tracks
  • Ridge Avenue
  • Brighton Boulevard
  • Dryden Road
  • All side streets

Flushing will take place from 7:30a.m. until 2:30p.m. Residents in these areas may experience...

May 6, 2014 - 9:07am
50 weeks 6 days ago

The Zanesville Fire Department announces its hydrant flushing schedule for Wednesday.

The following areas will be affected:

  • Harvey Street
  • Grant Street
  • Sharon Avenue
  • Marietta Street
  • Downard Road
  • All side streets

Hydrant Flushing will be from 7:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

Residents in these areas may experience discolored water and reduced pressure.

It's advised you wait until after 4:00 p.m. for the water to clear...

May 5, 2014 - 10:49am
51 weeks 6 hours ago

Zanesville Fire Department continues its hydrant flushing program Tuesday, May 6. 

ZFD said they'll flush hydrants in the following areas:

  • Zane Street south to Canal Street
  • 9th Street to the river
  • Harvey Street
  • Underwood Street
  • Everything west of Underwood Street
  • All side streets in the area

Flushing begins at 7:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. residents in these areas may experience discolored water and reduced pressure. It's...

April 30, 2014 - 12:54pm
51 weeks 5 days ago

The Zanesville Fire Department will continue its hydrant flushing Thursday.

The areas affected include:

  • Hamline Avenue
  • Eastman Street
  • Elm Street
  • Blandy Avenue
  • Zane Street
  • E. Market Street
  • Greenwood Avenue
  • All side streets

Crews will begin flushing at 7:30 a.m. and will finish at 2:30 p.m.

Residents in these areas may experience discolored water and reduced pressure.

It is advised to wait until...

April 29, 2014 - 10:45am
51 weeks 6 days ago

If you've ever wanted to meet a police K-9 or see what it takes to make a river rescue the Zanesville Police and Fire Departments give you the chance to do just that.

The two agencies have teamed up to host an open house for the public. Officials said since they're funded by the taxpayers it's important to invite the public to see where their money is being spent.

"We're wanting to let them know that we are staying on top of things as far as equipment that's needed for...

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