Stories tagged with: Zanesville Fire Department

December 22, 2014 - 11:27pm
1 year 26 weeks ago

We begin tonight with a heartwarming story of the Zanesville Police and Fire Departments helping surprise the wife of a war veteran.

This evening, Matt Lincicome, an Afghanistan War Veteran, surprised his wife on their anniversary with a little help from their family and the Zanesville police and fire department. Lincicome had been overseas, and his wife didn't know he had returned home. We spoke with Matt's aunt, Sue Darby, who says they have never been together on their anniversary...

December 17, 2014 - 10:28pm
1 year 27 weeks ago

 A house fire occurred at 116 Luck Avenue in Zanesville Wednesday evening.

The call came in at approximately 6:40PM. We spoke to Assistant Fire Chief for the Zanesville Fire Department, Robert Long, who gave us an overview of what happened.

"We arrived, there was light smoke showing. The occupants were outside, told us where the fire was. We found fire on the first floor in the bedroom area. Those occupants had moved out or had left earlier today and weren't expected...

December 2, 2014 - 10:46pm
1 year 29 weeks ago

A two car injury accident occurred in Zanesville Tuesday evening.

The call came in around 8:30PM tonight for a collision occurring on the on ramp to Interstate 70 eastbound from Maple Avenue. We spoke to Zanesville Police Department Patrolman Derek Shilling who described to us what happened.

"We had a gentleman coming southbound on Maple Avenue attempting to get on to the I-70 on ramp. So what he did is he didn't get over in time another vehicle had stopped to let him over,...

November 24, 2014 - 5:22pm
1 year 30 weeks ago

Once again the Zanesville Fire Department is acting as a drop off location for the annual Toys for Tots drive.

The fire department has been involved with it for around 10 years now, and firefighter Gale Law said in the past they have had a drop off drive through and even wrapped toys. This year there will be drop off locations at the department's three stations. Law wants people to know that the fire department is there to collect new gifts for the Marine Corps Reserve's Toy for Tots...

November 10, 2014 - 5:04pm
1 year 32 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 - 3:29pm
1 year 34 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 - 9:35pm
1 year 35 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 - 5:09pm
1 year 35 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 - 7:06pm
1 year 37 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 - 3:57pm
1 year 37 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...

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