Stories tagged with: Zanesville Fire Department

July 14, 2014 - 12:10pm
1 year 7 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 - 1:46pm
1 year 8 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 - 4:59am
1 year 10 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 - 9:05am
1 year 12 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 - 8:13am
1 year 13 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...

May 26, 2014 - 8:51am
1 year 14 weeks 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
1 year 16 weeks 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
1 year 17 weeks 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
1 year 17 weeks 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
1 year 18 weeks 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...

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