Stories tagged with: Zanesville Fire Department

October 13, 2011 - 4:35pm
3 years 19 weeks ago

A vacant home caught fire on the north-end of Zanesville.

According to Zanesville Assistant Fire Chief Dave Huey it happened near the corner of Dresden Road and Sunkel Avenue. Crews received a call at about 4:30 Thursday afternoon from a witness who reported seeing smoke coming from the front corner of the house.

Huey said it appears the home was being remodeled and he believes the fire started in the kitchen by the dishwasher.

He said it's unknown at the time who...

September 28, 2011 - 10:20am
3 years 22 weeks ago

Hydrant flushing continues Thursday on Zanesville's north end.

The Zanesville Fire Department will flush hydrants along Northpointe Drive, Strattford Circle, Richvale Road and Fairview Road.

Flushing will take place from 7:30am to 2:30pm.

Residents in the far north end may experience discolored water and reduced pressure. It's advised to wait until after 4pm for the water to clear before doing laundry.

September 27, 2011 - 10:53am
3 years 22 weeks ago

Hydrant flushing continues in the City of Zanesville Wednesday.

The Zanesville Fire Department will be flushing hydrants on the east and west sides of Maple Avenue starting at Glendale and going north to the Northpointe area including James Court.

Flushing will begin at 7:30am and end at 2:30pm. Residents in the north end of town may experience discolored water and reduced pressure. It's advised to wait until after 4pm for the water to clear before doing laundry.

September 26, 2011 - 12:22pm
3 years 22 weeks ago

The Zanesville Fire Department continues its hydrant flushing in local neighborhoods.

On Tuesday, crews will be flushing hydrants along streets east of Maple Avenue and north of Adair.

This will include Norwood Boulevard, Euclid Avenue and Harding Road to Balls Lane.

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

North end residents may experience discolored water and reduced pressure.

Officials advise you should wait until after 4:00 p.m. before doing laundry....

September 16, 2011 - 10:12am
3 years 23 weeks ago

The Zanesville Fire Department will flush hydrants on Monday.

The area affected include Marietta Street, Sharon Avenue and Wayne Avenue. Flushing will be from 7:30am to 2:30pm.

Residents in the east end of town may experience discolored water and reduced pressure. It's advised to wait until after 4:00pm for the water to clear before doing laundry.

September 15, 2011 - 11:07am
3 years 23 weeks ago

The Zanesville Fire Department continues their hydrant flushing program Friday.

The department will flush hydrants in the Brighton area along Ridge Avenue to the city limits from 7:30am-2:30pm. Residents in the south end of town may experience discolored water and reduced pressure.

It's advised to wait until after 4pm for the water to clear before doing laundry.

September 13, 2011 - 5:43am
3 years 24 weeks ago

Residents in the south end of Zanesville may experience issues with their water Tuesday.

The Zanesville Fire Department said they'll be flushing hydrants on the lower end of Pine Street including Norval Park and June Parkway.

The flushing will take place from 7:30am until 2:30pm.

During this time residents can expect discolored water and reduced pressure.

The fire department is advising you wait until after 4pm to do laundry to ensure the water is clear.

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September 11, 2011 - 7:04pm
3 years 24 weeks ago

A section of Main Street in Downtown Zanesville was closed off Sunday afternoon as hundreds came to gather and remember the September 11th attacks.

For the second year the community has come together in front of the Muskingum County Court House to show gratitude for their freedom and right to assemble in prayer.

"We believe this nation needs prayer and we need to remember those wonderful firefighters and police officers and EMTs and everybody that everyday has put their...

September 8, 2011 - 8:33pm
3 years 24 weeks ago

The Zanesville Fire Department will be flushing hydrants on the south end of Zanesville starting on September 12th.

Firefighter Kenny Jones says hydrant maintenance is crucial for the fire department, so that when they have to battle a blaze, they don't run into any issues.

"If we show up to a fire, and this hydrant is out of service we don't know, and we need the water and it's not there, it's bad, so this way we keep up with them and know what's going on." said Jones...

September 1, 2011 - 4:18pm
3 years 25 weeks ago

A Zanesville firefighter, along with the owner of the home, were taken to the hospital after a fire broke out at 770 Findley Avenue in Zanesville.

It happened just before 2:30 p.m. Thursday afternoon. Zanesville Fire Chief Craig Stemm says it started in the upstairs bedroom. By the time the fire department got there, the flames had a pretty good start. Not only did the firefighters have to battle the blaze, they also had to battle the heat.

"One of our guys got overheated,...

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