Stories tagged with: Zanesville Fire Department

September 8, 2014 - 9:38am
1 year 11 weeks 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 - 4:39pm
1 year 13 weeks 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 - 3:07pm
1 year 15 weeks 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. 


August 4, 2014 - 9:30pm
1 year 16 weeks 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 - 3:20pm
1 year 18 weeks 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 - 11:10am
1 year 19 weeks 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...

July 3, 2014 - 12:46pm
1 year 21 weeks 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 - 3:59am
1 year 22 weeks 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 - 8:05am
1 year 24 weeks 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 - 7:13am
1 year 25 weeks 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...

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